Definition of brown paper in English:

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brown paper


[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
  • Tucked down the side were several stiff exercise books beautifully bound in brown paper.
  • He noticed a grubby little package wrapped up in brown paper lying on the floor.
  • Drain on paper towel or brown paper bags.
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