Definition of Papyrine

1. n. Imitation parchment, made by soaking unsized paper in dilute sulphuric acid.



Definition of Papyrine

1. Noun. A kind of imitation parchment, made by soaking unsized paper in dilute sulphuric acid. ¹

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Definition of Papyrine

1. papyrus [adj] - See also: papyrus

Medical Definition of Papyrine

1. Imitation parchment, made by soaking unsized paper in dilute sulphuric acid. Origin: Cf. F. Papyrin made of paper. See Paper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papyrine

papulopustular
papulopustule
papulose
papulosquamous
papulous
papulovesicle
papulovesicular
papyraceous
papyraceous scars
papyral
papyrean
papyri
papyrian
papyriform
papyrine (current term)
papyrograph
papyrographs
papyrography
papyrologies
papyrologist
papyrologists
papyrology
papyrus
papyruses
paquebot
paquebots
par
par excellence
par for the course

Literary usage of Papyrine

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1860)
"papyrine.—The interesting substance obtained in 1846 by ... bibulous paper in partially diluted sulphuric acid—called papyrine by its discoverers—which, ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1860)
"431) by immersing bibulous paper in partially diluted sulphuric acid—called papyrine by its discoverers—which, with the exception of a few comparatively ..."

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