manila paper
manila paper manila paper n. A durable brown or buff paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish, made of Manila hemp, and used as a wrapping paper, or as a cheap printing and writing paper. The name is also given to inferior papers, made of other fiber.

Syn: manila, manila paper, manilla, manilla paper. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Manila paper — or manila n. [often m p ] buff or light brownish yellow paper used for envelopes, wrapping paper, etc., orig. made of Manila hemp, now of various fibers …   English World dictionary

  • manila paper — noun a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp • Syn: ↑manila, ↑manilla, ↑manilla paper • Hypernyms: ↑paper * * * noun or manilla paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manila paper — A stack of manila paper. Manila paper is a type of paper originally made from Manila hemp or abacá. It is buff in color and the fibers are usually visible to the naked eye. Because manila paper is generally inexpensive, it is commonly given to… …   Wikipedia

  • Manila paper — 1. strong, light brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers. 2. any paper resembling Manila paper. Also called Manila, manilla. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • manila paper — /mənɪlə ˈpeɪpə/ (say muhniluh paypuh) noun strong light brown paper, derived originally from manila hemp, but now also from wood pulp substitutes. Also, Manila paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • manila paper — noun Usage: often capitalized M Date: 1866 a strong and durable paper of a brownish or buff color and smooth finish made originally from Manila hemp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Manila paper — sturdy light brown paper originally made from Manila hemp …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Manila paper — Manil′a (or manil′a) pa per n. pri strong, light brown or buff paper orig. made from abaca fiber but now also from other fibers …   From formal English to slang

  • Manila paper — Манильская бумага …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Antiacid manila paper — Кислотостойкая бумага из манильского волокна …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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