Definition of oilpaper in English:

oilpaper

(also oil paper)

noun

  • Paper made transparent or waterproof by treatment with oil.

    • ‘He reached for his paints, took out a fresh sheet of oil paper, and started.’
    • ‘The oil extracted from the seeds was used as a key ingredient for varnish and it remains a must for Hakka people who produce hand-made umbrellas with oil paper.’

Pronunciation:

oilpaper

/ˈoilˌpāpər/