Definition of Visqueen in English:

Visqueen

noun

trademark
  • A durable polyethylene sheeting, used in various building applications and in the manufacture of waterproof household articles.

    • ‘The Second Defendant had not protected the roof against rainfall save to lay Visqueen over the surface of the roof secured by timber fillets.’
    • ‘Farmers and contractors are well acquainted with brand names such as Silotite (bale wrapping), Red Setter and Visqueen (silage covers).’

Origin

1940s: from Visking, with humorous alteration of -king to -queen.

Pronunciation:

Visqueen

/ˈviskwēn/