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papier-mâché

noun pa·pier-mâ·ché \ ˌpā-pər-mə-ˈshā , ˌpa-ˌpyā-mə- , -(ˌ)ma- \

Definition of papier-mâché

: a light strong molding material of wastepaper pulped with glue and other additives

Origin and Etymology of papier-mâché

French, literally, chewed paper


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papier-mâché

adjective

Definition of papier-mâché

1 : formed of papier-mâché

First Known Use of papier-mâché

1753


PAPIER-MÂCHÉ Defined for English Language Learners

papier-mâché

noun

Definition of papier-mâché for English Language Learners

  • : a material that is made of paper mixed with water, glue, and other substances and that hardens as it dries


PAPIER-MÂCHÉ Defined for Kids

papier-mâché

noun pa·pier-mâ·ché \ ˌpā-pər-mə-ˈshā , ˌpa-ˌpyā- \

Definition of papier-mâché for Students

: material made of paper mixed with glue and other substances that hardens as it dries

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