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wax paper

noun

Simple Definition of wax paper

  • : paper that is covered with wax in order to prevent water and other substances from passing through it and that is often used to wrap food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wax paper

Circa 1844

First Known Use of wax paper

circa 1844


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