- trademark a flexible thin transparent sheeting made from wood pulp and used as a moisture-proof wrapping
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Chemistrya transparent, thin, flexible material like plastic or paper, used for wrapping.
- a transparent, paperlike product of viscose, impervious to moisture, germs, etc., used to wrap and package food, tobacco, etc.
- of, made of, or resembling cellophane.
- formerly trademark 1910–15