paper mulberry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n paper mulberry shrubby Asiatic tree having bark (tapa) that resembles cloth; grown as a shade tree in Europe and America; male flowers are pendulous catkins and female are urn-shaped followed by small orange-red aggregate berries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Paper mulberry a tree (Broussonetia papyrifera), related to the true mulberry, used in Polynesia for making tapa cloth by macerating and pounding the inner bark, and in China and Japan for the manufacture of paper. It is seen as a shade tree in America.
    • Paper mulberry (Bot) See under Mulberry.
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Usage

In literature:

They are idolaters, who burn their dead, and their money is the mulberry paper coin of the khan.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I" by Robert Kerr
This paper was made from the bark of the mulberry-tree.
"Our Little Korean Cousin" by H. Lee M. Pike
Tutunga is the native name of the paper mulberry.
"Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before" by George Turner
Someone has also hit on the idea of turning the bark of the ordinary mulberry to use in paper making.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
The paper they employ is manufactured from the bark of the mulberry, but is so thin that only one side can be used.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
They had been looking for the auti, or paper-mulberry, but without success.
"The Island Home" by Richard Archer
Their dress was formed of the bark made from the paper mulberry-tree.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
The mode of making cloth from the bark of the paper-mulberry was curious.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
The house at the end of the lane could be glimpsed through its grove of locusts, paper mulberry and towering ailanthus.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
They used the bark of the paper mulberry tree.
"Kidnapping in the Pacific" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In news:

Non-allergic Propolis, Paper Mulberry and More Natural Actives.
Non-allergic Propolis , Paper Mulberry and More Natural Actives.
Hand-ground black ink on mulberry paper.
Non- allergic Propolis, Paper Mulberry and More Natural Actives.
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