retree

noun re·tree \ rə̇‧ˈtrē \
variants: or retree paper

Definition of retree

plural -s
: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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