greaseproof paper

noun

grease·​proof paper ˈgrēs-ˈprüf- How to pronounce greaseproof paper (audio)
British
: a heavy stiff waxed paper

called also grease*proof\ ˈgrēs-​ˈprüf How to pronounce greaseproof paper (audio) \

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of greaseproof paper was in 1894

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“Greaseproof paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greaseproof%20paper. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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