pelure paper


pe·​lure paper
: a crisp hard thin paper sometimes used for postage stamps

Word History


pelure from French, literally, peel, from Old French peleure, from peler to peel, remove the hair from (from Latin pilare to remove the hair from, make bald, from pilus hair) + -ure

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“Pelure paper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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