chartaceous

[ kahr-tey-shuh s ]
/ kɑrˈteɪ ʃəs /

adjective

of or like paper; papery.

Origin of chartaceous

First recorded in 1645–55, chartaceous is from the Latin word chartāceus made of papyrus. See charta, -aceous
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