India paperIndia paper
- a thin, absorbent paper made in China and Japan from vegetable fiber, used in taking proofs from engraved plates
- a thin, strong, opaque paper used for printing Bibles, dictionaries, etc.: often called Bible paper
Origin of India paperafter India in generalized sense “Far East”
- A thin, uncoated, delicate paper made of vegetable fiber, used especially for taking impressions of engravings.
- A thin, strong, opaque printing paper used for reference books and Bibles. In this sense, also called Bible paper.