Meaning of maculature in English:

maculature

Pronunciation /ˈmakjʊlətʃə/

noun

Printing
  • A sheet of waste paper or blotting paper; waste material.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From Middle French, French maculature badly printed leaf, hence sheet of waste paper from classical Latin maculāt-, past participial stem of maculāre + French -ure.