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A strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth finish, usually buff in color, made from Manila hemp or wood fibers similar to it.
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres
(or manil′a) pa`per,
strong, light brown or buff paper orig. made from abaca fiber but now also from other fibers.