or waxed pa·per
[waks pey-per or wakst pey-per]
- a whitish, translucent wrapping paper made moistureproof by a paraffin coating.
Origin of wax paper
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for wax paper
I have not tried it for developing in the wax-paper or other paper process.
Lester stood among them, eating a churro in a piece of wax-paper.Makers
Just wrap the dough in wax-paper so that it does not dry out.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book
Mary A. Wilson
Margy was, however, quite as pleased with the wax-paper cups as Mun Bun was.Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's
Laura Lee Hope
- paper treated or coated with wax or paraffin to make it waterproof
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