Definition of Papyrus. Meaning of Papyrus. Synonyms of Papyrus

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Definition of Papyrus

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 Papyrus from wikipedia

- writing surface. It was made from the pith of the papyrus plant, Cyperus papyrus, a wetland sedge. Papyrus (plural: papyri) can also refer to a do****ent written...
- Papyrus is a thick paper-like material produced from the pith of the papyrus plant, Cyperus papyrus. Papyrus may also refer to: Papyrus (comics), a Belgian...
- The Ebers Papyrus, also known as Papyrus Ebers, is an Egyptian medical papyrus of herbal knowledge dating to circa 1550 BC. Among the oldest and most important...
- Cyperus papyrus, papyrus, papyrus sedge, paper reed, Indian matting plant or Nile gr****, is a species of aquatic flowering plant belonging to the sedge...
- The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus (RMP; also designated as papyrus British Museum 10057 and pBM 10058) is one of the best known examples of ancient Egyptian...
- The Turin Erotic Papyrus (Papyrus 55001, also called the Erotic Papyrus or even Turin Papyrus) is an ancient Egyptian papyrus scroll-painting that was...
- Papyrus is a widely available typeface designed by Chris Costello, a graphic designer, illustrator, and web designer. Created in 1982, it was hand-drawn...
- The Papyrus of Ani is a papyrus m****cript in the form of a scroll with cursive hieroglyphs and color illustrations that was created c. 1250 BCE, during...
- The Nash Papyrus is a collection of four papyrus fragments acquired in Egypt in 1898, inscribed with a Hebrew text which mainly contains the Ten Commandments...
- The Edwin Smith Papyrus is an ancient Egyptian medical text, named after the dealer who bought it in 1862, and the oldest known surgical treatise on trauma...
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