Definition of cellophane in English:

cellophane

Line breaks: cel¦lo|phane
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛləfeɪn
 
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noun

[mass noun] trademark
  • A thin transparent wrapping material made from viscose: [as modifier]: a cellophane bag
    More example sentences
    • Plastic bags can be a suffocation danger for babies and small children and wrapping paper and cellophane are easy to slip on.
    • They had lots of white silk shirts packaged in cellophane.
    • In between, pinned to the wall, was a silk scarf wrapped in cellophane.

Origin

early 20th century: from cellulose + -phane, from diaphane, a kind of semi-transparent woven silk (from medieval Latin diaphanus 'diaphanous').

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