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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: Greek papyros

papyrus

noun
     
Related topics: Plants, History, Communications
pa‧py‧rus plural papyruses or papyri
1 [uncountable]HBP a plant like grass that grows in water
2 [uncountable and countable]SHTC a type of paper made from papyrus and used in ancient Egypt, or a piece of this paper

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