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oil paper

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Definition of oil paper in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Paper made transparent or waterproof by soaking in oil.
Example sentences
  • The oil extracted from the seeds was used as a key ingredient for varnish and it remains a must for Hakka people who produce hand-made umbrellas with oil paper.
  • He reached for his paints, took out a fresh sheet of oil paper, and started.

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