Meaning of Papyri

English: Papyri
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

a tall, aquatic plant, Cyperus papyrus, of the sedge family, native to the Nile valley: the Egyptian subspecies, C. papyrus hadidii, thought to be common in ancient times, now occurs only in several sites.

Definition: 2

a material on which to write, prepared from thin strips of the pith of this plant laid together, soaked, pressed, and dried, used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.

Definition: 3

an ancient document, manuscript, or scroll written on this material.

Definition: 4

a tall aquatic cyperaceous plant, Cyperus papyrus, of S Europe and N and central Africa with small green-stalked flowers arranged like umbrella spokes around the stem top

Definition: 5

a kind of paper made from the stem pith of this plant, used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans