India paper

noun

1
: a thin absorbent paper used especially for proving inked intaglio surfaces (such as steel engravings)
2
: a thin tough opaque printing paper

Word History

First Known Use

1749, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of India paper was in 1749

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“India paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/India%20paper. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

India paper

noun
In·​dia paper
ˌin-dē-ə-
: a thin tough printing paper
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