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papyraceous

[ pap-uh-rey-shuhs ]
/ ˌpæp əˈreɪ ʃəs /
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adjective

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Origin of papyraceous

1745–55; <Latin papȳr(us) papyrus + -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for papyraceous

papyraceous
/ (ˌpæpɪˈreɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, made of, or resembling paper

Word Origin for papyraceous

C18: from papyrus + -aceous . See paper
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Medical definitions for papyraceous

papyraceous
[ păp′ə-rāshəs ]

adj.

Resembling parchment or paper.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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