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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The writing paper of the ancient Egyptians, and later of the Romans.

Usage examples (34)
  • Egyptians used papyrus to record their history.
  • Also any menu written in papyrus font immediately turns me off to its food.
  • We have mummy wheat, -- cloth of papyrus, which is a kind of straw.
  • The papyrus was a tall smooth reed, with a large triangular stalk containing for more
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