Definition of oilpaper in English:


Syllabification: oil·pa·per
Pronunciation: /ˈoilˌpāpər
(also oil paper)


Paper made transparent or waterproof by treatment with oil.
More example sentences
  • The oil extracted from the seeds was used as a key ingredient for varnish and it remains a must for Hakka people who produce hand-made umbrellas with oil paper.
  • He reached for his paints, took out a fresh sheet of oil paper, and started.

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