manilla paper
manilla manilla, manilla hemp manilla hemp, manilla paper manilla paper . See {manila}, {manila hemp}, {manila paper}. [PJC]

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

  • manilla paper — wrapping paper, beige or greyish colored paper used to wrap bundles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manilla — manilla, manilla hemp manilla hemp, manilla paper manilla paper . See {manila}, {manila hemp}, {manila paper}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manilla hemp — manilla manilla, manilla hemp manilla hemp, manilla paper manilla paper . See {manila}, {manila hemp}, {manila paper}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manilla — {{11}}manilla (1) variant of MANILA (Cf. Manila), especially in manilla paper (1832). {{12}}manilla (2) ring, bracelet, from Sp. manilla, from L. monilia, pl. of monile collar, necklace (see MANE (Cf. mane)). Influenced in Spanish by …   Etymology dictionary

  • manilla — UK US /məˈnɪlə/ adjective ► made of strong yellowish brown paper: »manilla envelopes/folders …   Financial and business terms

  • Manilla — Manila Ma*nil a, Manilla Ma*nil la, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city. [1913 Webster] 2. {Manila paper} or the color of {manila papaer}. [PJC] {Manila cheroot} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manilla — manila UK / US or manilla UK [məˈnɪlə] / US adjective made of strong, light brown paper …   English dictionary

  • Manilla — Ma·nil·la || mÉ™ nɪlÉ™ n. Manila hemp, fibrous material obtained from the stalks of the abaca plant and used to make ropes and other items; Manila paper, sturdy light brown paper originally made from Manila hemp …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manilla — /meuh nil euh/, n. 1. See Manila hemp. 2. See Manila paper. * * * …   Universalium

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