noun, plural char·tae [kahr-tee]. /ˈkɑr ti/. Pharmacology.
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Charta exploratoria, L. Under this head may be conveniently included all the varieties of prepared paper employed in testing.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Hence it was called charta bombycina or Damascena, or, from its silky texture, charta serica.Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times|J. Henry Middleton
The Greeks called it charta Damascena, having been manufactured or sold in the city of Damascus.
Map from Mappa, meaning cloth, and chart from charta, meaning parchment.
In medival times paper was known as Charta bombycina, and sometimes as Charta Damascena, the latter from its place of origin.The Manufacture of Paper|Robert Walter Sindall