Definition of rice paper in English:

rice paper

noun

mass noun
  • Thin translucent edible paper made from the flattened and dried pith of a shrub, used in oriental painting and in baking biscuits and cakes.

    This paper is obtained from the Chinese plant Tetrapanax papyriferus (family Araliaceae) or from the Indo-Pacific plant Scaevola sericea (family Goodeniaceae)

    • ‘I had been looking forward to the ricepaper rolls but words can't really do justice to how foul they were!’