sa·​ran | \ sə-ˈran How to pronounce saran (audio) \

Definition of saran

: a tough flexible thermoplastic resin

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Recent Examples on the Web Wrap your hair in saran wrap to keep your sheets clean and your hair together. Alexandra Tunell, Harper's BAZAAR, "Styling Tricks for Waking up to Good Hair," 7 Nov. 2014

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First Known Use of saran

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saran

from Saran, a trademark

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“Saran.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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