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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: 'chewed paper'

papier-mâché

noun
     
pap‧ier-mâ‧ché also paper-mâché American English [uncountable]
TISE a soft substance made from a mixture of paper, water, and glue, which becomes hard when it dries and is used for making pots and other objects

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