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A strong, impermeable, wax-impregnated paper used for packaging meat. Butcher paper is typically made from Kraft paper that may either be natural or bleached (white). It typically has a low sulfur content and neutral pH.
Synonyms and Related Terms
butcher's manilla; bloodproof paper; papier de boucherie (Fr.)
Resources and Citations
- Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, https://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000