noun re·tree \rə̇‧ˈtrē\
variants: or

retree paper

Definition of retree



  1. :  paper that is imperfect or slightly damaged (as by dirty stains, specks, or pinholes occurring in the process of manufacture) packages of retree are often marked R in the U.S. and XX in Great Britain — compare cassie paper

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Origin and Etymology of retree

retree probably from French retrait withdrawal, retreat, from Middle French

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a brief usually trivial fact

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