waxed paper

noun

Definition of waxed paper

: paper coated or treated with wax to make it resistant to water and grease and used especially as a wrapping

First Known Use of waxed paper

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Waxed paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waxed%20paper. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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