dead-tree

adjective
\ ˈded-ˈtrē How to pronounce dead-tree (audio) \

Definition of dead-tree

: being the print version of a work available in both print and electronic formats reads the dead-tree edition

First Known Use of dead-tree

1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Dead-tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead-tree. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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