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rice paper Syllabification: rice pa·per
Pronunciation: /rīs ˈpāpər/

Definition of rice paper in English:

noun

Thin translucent edible paper made from the flattened and dried pith of a shrub, used in painting (especially oriental) and in baking biscuits and cakes.
  • This paper is obtained from the Chinese plant Tetrapanax papyriferus (family Araliaceae) or from the Indo-Pacific plant Scaevola sericea (family Goodeniaceae)
Example sentences
  • I had been looking forward to the ricepaper rolls but words can't really do justice to how foul they were!

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