papyraceous

[ pap-uh-rey-shuh s ]
/ ˌpæp əˈreɪ ʃəs /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. papulopustular,
  2. papulose,
  3. papulosis,
  4. papulosquamous,
  5. papulovesicular,
  6. papyrian,
  7. papyritious,
  8. papyrology,
  9. papyrus,
  10. par

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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Medicine definitions for papyraceous

papyraceous

[ păp′ə-rāshəs ]

adj.

Resembling parchment or paper.

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