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Definition of Papyrus
PapyrusPapyrus Pa*py"rus, n.; pl. Papyri. [L., fr. Gr. ?. See
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
Meaning of Papyrus from wikipedia
surface. It was made from the pith of the papyrus
plant, Cyperus papyrus
, a wetland
(plural: papyri) can also refer
to a do****ent written...
is a thick
paper-like material produced
from the pith of the papyrus
plant, Cyperus papyrus
may also refer
(comics), a Belgian...
- The Ebers Papyrus
, also known
Ebers, is an Egyptian medical papyrus
of herbal knowledge dating
1550 BC. Among
and most important...
- Cyperus papyrus
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
- The Turin Erotic Papyrus
55001, also called
the Erotic Papyrus
or even Turin Papyrus
) is an ancient Egyptian papyrus
scroll-painting that was...
is a widely available typeface designed
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 1898, inscribed
with a Hebrew
text which mainly contains
the Ten Commandments...
- The Edwin Smith Papyrus
is an ancient Egyptian medical
text, named after
it in 1862, and the oldest known surgical treatise
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