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Manila paper

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noun

strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.
any paper resembling Manila paper.

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Also called Manila, manilla.

Origin of Manila paper

First recorded in 1870–75

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Manila paper

Manilla paper


noun

a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres
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