[ rap-er ]
/ ˈræp ər /


Origin of wrapper

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at wrap, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for wrapper

/ (ˈræpə) /


the cover, usually of paper or cellophane, in which something is wrapped
a dust jacket of a book
the ripe firm tobacco leaf forming the outermost portion of a cigar and wound around its body
a loose negligee or dressing gown, esp in the 19th century
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