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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Papyrus(0.01142 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Papyrus.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips
and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and
Greeks and Romans
2: tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served
many purposes in historic times [syn: Egyptian paper reed,
Egyptian paper rush, paper rush, paper plant, Cyperus papyrus
3: a document written on papyrus
[also: papyri (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Papyrus \Pa*py"rus\, n.; pl. Papyri. [L., fr. Gr. pa`pyros.
1. (Bot.) A tall rushlike plant (Cyperus Papyrus) of the
Sedge family, formerly growing in Egypt, and now found in
Abyssinia, Syria, Sicily, etc. The stem is triangular and
about an inch thick.
2. The material upon which the ancient Egyptians wrote. It
was formed by cutting the stem of the plant into thin
longitudinal slices, which were gummed together and
3. A manuscript written on papyrus; esp., pl., written
scrolls made of papyrus; as, the papyri of Egypt or