Definition of papern in US English:

papern

(also paperen, peapern)

adjective

English Regional, South-Western
rare
  • Made of paper.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Lane (fl. 1600–1630). From paper + -en. Compare Middle High German papirīn (German papiern, now rare).

Pronunciation

papern

/ˈpeɪpən/