cellotaph etymology

English word cellotaph comes from English cellophane, English cenotaph

Detailed word origin of cellotaph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cellophane English (eng) (transitive) To wrap or package in cellophane. Any of a variety of transparent plastic films, especially one made of processed cellulose.
cenotaph English (eng) A monument erected to honour the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere; especially members of the armed forces who died in battle.
cellotaph English (eng) (ironic) A monument made of flowers in cellophane wrappers laid by the public to honour the death of a famous person they have never met.

Words with the same origin as cellotaph

Descendants of cellophane