papyrus

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See also: Papyrus and papýrus

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Papyrus (plant).
Papyrus (material).
A papyrus (document).

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From Latin papȳrus, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros), of unknown origin.

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papyrus (usually uncountable, plural papyri or papyruses)

  1. (usually uncountable) A plant in the sedge family, Cyperus papyrus, native to the Nile river valley.
  2. (usually uncountable) A material similar to paper made from the papyrus plant.
  3. (countable) A scroll or document written on papyrus.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros).

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Noun[edit]

papȳrus m, f (genitive papȳrī); second declension

  1. papyrus (plant)
  2. a garment made from papyrus
  3. paper made from papyrus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative papȳrus papȳrī
genitive papȳrī papȳrōrum
dative papȳrō papȳrīs
accusative papȳrum papȳrōs
ablative papȳrō papȳrīs
vocative papȳre papȳrī

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