serre-papier

[sair-pap-yey; French ser-pa-pyey]

noun, plural serre-pa·piers [sair-pap-yeyz; French ser-pa-pyey] /sɛər pæpˈyeɪz; French sɛr paˈpyeɪ/.


Origin of serre-papier

< French: literally, (it) grips (the) paper; see sear2, paper
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