rice paper

noun
1.
a thin paper made from the straw of rice, as in China.
2.
a Chinese paper consisting of the pith of certain plants cut and pressed into thin sheets.

Origin:
1815–25

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rice paper
 
n
1.  a thin semitransparent edible paper made from the straw of rice, on which macaroons and similar cakes are baked
2.  a thin delicate Chinese paper made from an araliaceous plant, Tetrapanax papyriferum (rice-paper plant) of Taiwan, the pith of which is pared and flattened into sheets

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Example sentences
And at the same time the skin of their face is thinner then the thinnest rice
  paper.
He took me to his home, where he opened a drawer and pulled out a sheaf of rice
  paper that had been stapled together.
Something made of rice paper with a candle in the middle.
One is seventeen inches by twenty-one inches, and painted on rice paper, using
  only white and gray.
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