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noun
wood reduced to pulp through mechanical and chemical treatment for use in the manufacture of certain kinds of paper.
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Origin of wood pulp

First recorded in 1865–70
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wood pulp

noun
wood that has been ground to a fine pulp for use in making newsprint and other cheap forms of paper, and in the production of hardboard
finely pulped wood that has been digested by a chemical, such as caustic soda, and sometimes bleached: used in making paper
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