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wax paper

[ waks-pey-per ]
/ ˈwæks ˌpeɪ pər /
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noun
a whitish, translucent paper made moistureproof by a paraffin coating, used especially to wrap or prepare food.
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Also waxed pa·per [wakst-pey-per] /ˈwækst ˈpeɪ pər/ .

Origin of wax paper

First recorded in 1835–45
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wax paper

noun
paper treated or coated with wax or paraffin to make it waterproof
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