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Definition of Cyperus Papyrus

Cyperus Papyrus
Papyrus Pa*py"rus, n.; pl. Papyri. [L., fr. Gr. ?. 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. 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. 3. A manuscript written on papyrus; esp., pl., written scrolls made of papyrus; as, the papyri of Egypt or Herculaneum.

Meaning of Cyperus Papyrus from wikipedia

- Cyperus papyrus, better known by the common names papyrus, papyrus sedge, paper reed, Indian matting plant, or Nile gr****, is a species of aquatic flowering...
- It was made from the pith of the papyrus plant, Cyperus papyrus, a wetland sedge. Papyrus (plural: papyri or papyruses) can also refer to a do****ent written...
- sedge), formerly called C. diffusus) Cyperus haspan Cyperus longus Cyperus papyrus (papyrus) Some Cyperus species are used in folk medicine. Roots of Near...
- up papyrus in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Papyrus is a thick paper-like material produced from the pith of the papyrus plant, Cyperus papyrus. Papyrus...
- Cyperus alternifolius, the umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge or umbrella palm, is a gr****-like plant in the large genus Cyperus of the sedge family Cyperaceae...
- from papyrus, Ancient Gr**** for the Cyperus papyrus plant. Papyrus is a thick, paper-like material produced from the pith of the Cyperus papyrus plant...
- the nymph Cyane. On its banks are present spontaneous grows of papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), probably sent to Hiero II of Syracuse by the Egyptian ruler Ptolemy...
- Prominent C4 sedges include culturally important species such as papyrus (Cyperus papyrus) and chufa (C. esculentus) but also purple nutsedge (C. rotundus)...
- undisturbed Cyperus papyrus and reed beds of Phragmites and Typha. Although their distribution largely seems to correspond with the distribution of papyrus in...
- etymologically derived from Latin papyrus, which comes from the Gr**** πᾰ́πῡρος (pápūros), the word for the Cyperus papyrus plant. Papyrus is a thick, paper-like...