Kleenex

Kleenex

[klee-neks]
Trademark.
a brand name for a soft, disposable paper tissue, used especially as a handkerchief.
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Kleenex (ˈkliːnɛks)
 
n , pl -ex, -exes
trademark a kind of soft paper tissue, used esp as a handkerchief

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Kleenex
1925, proprietary name, reg. by Cellucotton Products Company, Neenah, Wisconsin, U.S.; later Kimberly-Clark Corp. An arbitrary alteration of clean + brand-name suffix -ex.
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