Manila paper

Manila paper

noun
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strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.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.


Origin:
1870–75

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To manila paper
Collins
World English Dictionary
Manila paper or Manilla paper
 
n
a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres
 
Manilla paper or Manilla paper
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature