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fly·pa·per

 (flī′pā′pər)
n.
Paper coated with a sticky, sometimes poisonous substance, used to catch flies.

flypaper

(ˈflaɪˌpeɪpə)
n
paper with a sticky and poisonous coating, usually hung from the ceiling to trap flies

fly•pa•per

(ˈflaɪˌpeɪ pər)

n.
paper designed to destroy flies by catching them on its sticky surface or poisoning them on contact.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flypaper - paper that is poisoned or coated with a sticky substance to kill fliesflypaper - paper that is poisoned or coated with a sticky substance to kill flies
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Translations

flypaper

[ˈflaɪˌpeɪpəʳ] Npapel m matamoscas

flypaper

[ˈflaɪˌpeɪpəʳ] ncarta moschicida
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