rice-paper plant definition by Webster's New World
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a shrubby plant (Tetrapanax papyriferus) of the ginseng family
rice-paper plant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Chinese shrub or small tree (Tetrapanax papyriferus) grown as a source of fiber for rice paper. Also called rice-paper tree.