papyraceous

papyraceous

[pap-uh-rey-shuhs]
adjective

Origin:
1745–55; < Latin papȳr(us) papyrus + -aceous

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papyraceous (ˌpæpɪˈreɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, made of, or resembling paper
 
[C18: from papyrus + -aceous. See paper]

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papyraceous pap·y·ra·ceous (pāp'ə-rā'shəs)
adj.
Resembling parchment or paper.

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