a thin paper made from the straw of rice, as in China.
a Chinese paper consisting of the pith of certain plants cut and pressed into thin sheets.
a thin semitransparent edible paper made from the straw of rice, on which macaroons and similar cakes are baked
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
- Rice-paper tree
[rahys-pey-per] /ˈraɪsˌpeɪ pər/ noun 1. an Asian shrub or small tree, Tetrapanax papyriferus, of the ginseng family, the pith of which is used in making rice paper.
noun 1. an implement for ricing potatoes, squash, etc., by pressing them through small holes. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a kitchen utensil with small holes through which cooked potatoes and similar soft foods are pressed to form a coarse mash
noun 1. any rat of the genus Oryzomys, having an exceptionally long tail, especially O. palustris, inhabiting rice fields and marshes of the southern U.S., Mexico, and Central America.
noun 1. Music. a chiefly polyphonic instrumental form of the 16th and 17th centuries closely resembling the vocal motet in structure and style. 2. a composition, especially for a keyboard instrument, having this form.