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rice paper

n.
A thin paper made chiefly from the pith of the shrub Tetrapanax papyrifer, native to China.
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rice paper

n
1. (Cookery) a thin semitransparent edible paper made from the straw of rice, on which macaroons and similar cakes are baked
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a thin delicate Chinese paper made from an araliaceous plant, Tetrapanax papyriferum (rice-paper plant) of Taiwan, the pith of which is pared and flattened into sheets
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rice′ pa`per


n.
1. a thin paper made from the straw of rice, as in China.
2. a Chinese paper consisting of the pith of certain plants cut and pressed into thin sheets.
[1815–25]
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Noun1.rice paper - a thin delicate material resembling paperrice paper - a thin delicate material resembling paper; made from the rice-paper tree
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
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Translations

rice paper

n (for art) → carta di riso (Culin) → ostie fpl
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