• IPA: /pəˈpaɪɹəs/

papyrus (uncountable)

  1. (usually, uncountable) A plant in the sedge family, Cyperus papyrus, native to the Nile river valley.
  2. (usually, uncountable) A material similar to paper made from the papyrus plant.
  3. (countable) A scroll or document written on papyrus.
Related terms Translations
  • French: papyrus
  • German: Papyrus, Echter Papyrus, Papyrusstaude
  • Italian: papiro
  • Portuguese: papiro
  • Russian: папи́рус
  • Spanish: papiro
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