batonné paper

noun

ba·​ton·​né paper
¦bätᵊn¦ā-,
ba-,
-tȯ¦nā-,
-tō-
: a paper watermarked with widely spaced parallel lines and used especially by philatelists

Word History

Etymology

partial translation of French papier batonné ruled paper, from papier paper + batonné ruled, crossed out, past participle of bâtonner to rule, cross out, from bâton

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“Batonné paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batonn%C3%A9%20paper. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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