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waxed paper

noun [U] uk   ( US also wax paper) us  
a type of paper that has a thin layer of wax on it and is used for wrapping food
Translations of “waxed paper”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用來包裝食物的)蠟紙…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用来包装食物的)蜡纸…
(Definition of waxed paper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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