rice-paper tree

[ rahys-pey-per ]
/ ˈraɪsˌpeɪ pər /

noun

an Asian shrub or small tree, Tetrapanax papyriferus, of the ginseng family, the pith of which is used in making rice paper.

Nearby words

  1. rice rat,
  2. rice weevil,
  3. rice, elmer,
  4. rice, jerry lee,
  5. rice-paper plant,
  6. ricebird,
  7. ricer,
  8. ricercar,
  9. ricercare,
  10. ricey

Also called rice-paper plant.

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