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  Definition of papyrus
  1. a document written on papyrus
  2. tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
  3. paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans
Similar Words: Egyptian paper reed, Egyptian paper rush, paper rush, paper plant, Cyperus papyrus

 

Member Meronyms: Cyperus, genus Cyperus

 

 
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