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art paper

[ ahrt-pey-per ]
/ ˈɑrt ˌpeɪ pər /
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noun

high-quality coated paper with either a matte or glossy finish, used especially in the printing of picture books, brochures, calendars, and other illustrated materials: The Matisse exhibit pamphlets are printed on a glossy art paper.
construction paper, or any similar heavy paper used for art or craft projects: We’re going to need more green and brown art paper for the trees.

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Origin of art paper

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for art paper

art paper

noun

a high-quality type of paper having a smooth coating of china clay or similar substance on it
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