"papyrus" in the noun sense
paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans
2. papyrus, Egyptian paper reed, Egyptian paper rush, paper rush, paper plant, Cyperus papyrus
tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
a document written on papyrus
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