butcher paper
noun Date: 1944 heavy brown or white paper used especially for wrapping meats

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  • Butcher paper — is cheap but sturdy paper that is sold in large rolls. Butcher paper is white, made from kraft pulp and is generally considered to be between 30 lb/3000 sq ft (45 g/m²) and 50 lb/3000 sq ft (81 g/m²) basis weight of paper. Originally sold to… …   Wikipedia

  • butcher paper — noun a strong wrapping paper that resists penetration by blood or meat fluids • Hypernyms: ↑wrapping paper * * * noun : a strong wrapping paper resistant to the penetration of blood and meat fluids * * * heavy, moisture resistant paper, as used… …   Useful english dictionary

  • butcher paper —    A type of paper which is available in various color, in rolls typically 36 inches wide. It has a fairly hard surface, with one side slightly smoother texture than the other. This sort of paper is useful for very large drawings, paintings, and… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • butcher paper — heavyweight moisture resistant paper used for wrapping meat; type of wide heavyweight paper produced in a variety of colors (Art) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • butcher paper — heavy, moisture resistant paper, as used for wrapping meat. * * * …   Universalium

  • paper — Synonyms and related words: Bible paper, CD, IOU, India paper, MO, MS, Manila paper, acceptance, acceptance bill, alabaster, analysis, archives, art paper, article, assignment, autograph, bank acceptance, bank check, baryta paper, bill, bill of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • butcher's paper — /ˈbʊtʃəz peɪpə/ (say boochuhz paypuh) noun large sheets of white paper, as used by butchers to wrap meat. Also, butcher paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • paper — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 material ADJECTIVE ▪ thick, thin ▪ plain ▪ lined ▪ graph ▪ A3 …   Collocations dictionary

  • paper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. writing paper, wallpaper, newsprint, rag paper, pulp paper, foolscap, etc.; paper money, bill, banknote, folding money; certificate, deed, document; newspaper, journal; monograph, article, composition …   English dictionary for students

  • Mummy paper — is paper that is claimed to be made from the linen wrappings and other fibers (e.g. papyrus) from Egyptian mummies imported to America circa 1855.[1] The existence of this paper has not been conclusively confirmed, but it has been widely… …   Wikipedia

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