onionskin

play
noun on·ion·skin \ˈən-yən-ˌskin\

Definition of onionskin

  1. :  a thin strong translucent paper of very light weight

1879

First Known Use of onionskin

1879

Learn More about onionskin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up onionskin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a favoring of the simplest explanation

Get Word of the Day daily email!