Definition of Rice paper

1. Noun. A thin delicate material resembling paper; made from the rice-paper tree.

Generic synonyms: Paper



Definition of Rice paper

1. Noun. A thin, fragile paper made from parts of the rice plant, used in artificial flowers and watercolour art. ¹

2. Noun. (context: loosely) Any similar paper made from a plant other than rice, such as bamboo or mulberry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rice Paper

rice chasers
rice congee
rice cooker
rice diet
rice disease
rice flour
rice growing
rice itch
rice malt
rice milk
rice noodle
rice noodles
rice paddy
rice paper (current term)
rice pudding
rice puddings
rice queen
rice rat
rice rats
rice rocket
rice shell
rice shells
rice vinegar
rice vinegars
rice water
rice weevil
rice weevils
rice wine

Literary usage of Rice paper

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1. The Microscope: And Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1856)
"A very good example of such a cellular parenchyma is to be found in the substance known as "Rice-paper;" which is made by cutting the herbaceous stem 'of a ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1825)
"On the Structure of rice paper. The substance commonly known by the name of rice paper is brought from China in small pieces, about two inches square, ..."

3. Art Recreations: Being a Complete Guide to Pencil Drawing, Oil Painting by Levina Buoncuore Urbino, Henry Day (1860)
"A new Way of painting on rice paper. — Make the outline with a dark lead pencil, on clear and perfect white paper, the same as for Oriental painting ; place ..."

4. Himalayan Journals, Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1854)
"... fodder for cattle—Rice-paper plant—Geology of Yoksun—-Lake— Old temples—Funereal ... Ricepaper ..."

5. Art Recreations: Being a Complete Guide to Pencil Drawing, Oil Painting by Levina Buoncuore Urbino, Henry Day (1863)
"A new Way of painting on rice paper. — Make the outline with a dark lead pencil, on clear and perfect white paper, the same as for Oriental painting ; place ..."

6. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"It is a shrub with large white pith, from whim the rice-paper is cut, and large palmately 5-lobed leaves with stellate pubescence. ..."

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