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English → English (WordNet) Definition: papyri papyrus 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)] papyri See papyrus
English → English (gcide) Definition: Papyri Papyrus \Pa*py"rus\, n.; pl. Papyri. [L., fr. Gr. pa`pyros. See Paper.] 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. [1913 Webster] 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 pressed. [1913 Webster] 3. A manuscript written on papyrus; esp., pl., written scrolls made of papyrus; as, the papyri of Egypt or Herculaneum. [1913 Webster]


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