papermaker

[ pey-per-mey-ker ]
/ ˈpeɪ pərˌmeɪ kər /

noun

a person or thing that makes paper.

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Origin of papermaker

First recorded in 1565–75; paper + maker

OTHER WORDS FROM papermaker

pa·per·mak·ing, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for papermaker

  • "I am a papermaker from Darmstadt out on a holiday," I said.

    The Escaping Club|A. J. Evans