Definition of Cellophane™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈseləfeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseləfeɪn//
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a thin transparent plastic material used for wrapping things Word Origin early 20th cent.: from cellulose + -phane, from diaphane, a kind of semi-transparent woven silk (from medieval Latin diaphanus ‘diaphanous’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Cellophane™