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).
- 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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Syllabification: rice pa·per
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