Definition of brown paper in English:

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[mass noun]
A type of paper made from unbleached wood pulp, used especially to make paper bags and envelopes or as wrapping for parcels: she came out with a package wrapped in brown paper and tied with string [as modifier]: a brown paper grocery bag
More example sentences
  • Other paper products, including brown paper bags and cardboard boxes, are unbleached and therefore chlorine-free.
  • He held out a package wrapped hastily in brown paper, and she pulled up the edge and peeked inside.
  • Julie sat down and took her favorite sandwich out of her brown paper sack.

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