manila paper

noun, often capitalized M

Definition of manila paper

: a strong and durable paper of a brownish or buff color and smooth finish made originally from Manila hemp

First Known Use of manila paper

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Manila paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manila%20paper. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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