Definition of Chartaceous

1. Adjective. Of or like paper.

Exact synonyms: Paperlike, Papery
Partainyms: Paper, Paper, Paper
Derivative terms: Paper



Definition of Chartaceous

1. a. Resembling paper or parchment; of paper-like texture; papery.

Definition of Chartaceous

1. Adjective. Resembling paper or parchment; papery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Chartaceous

1. Papery. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chartaceous

charriest
charring
charro
charros
charrs
charrus
charry
chars
charset
charsets
chart
chart-topping
chart datum
charta
chartable
chartaceous (current term)
chartas
chartbook
chartbooks
chartbuster
charted
charter
charter member
charter pilot
charter school
charter schools
chartered
chartered accountant
charterer
charterers

Literary usage of Chartaceous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"Heads several-many-flowered : bracts of the involucre either coriaceous or firm-chartaceous, and usually somewhat herbaceous or thickened at the obtuse or ..."

2. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"Scales 3 or 4, the 3 outer membranous, the first small or wanting, the fourth scale chartaceous, glabrous and shining, at length indurated. ..."

3. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"... Plains from the Saskatchewan to New Mexico, and in the foothills. membranaceous and chartaceous, 7-12 mm. long, tipped with a straight point, ..."

4. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"Capsule scarcely measuring '/s', deeply parted, thin chartaceous, green, ... Capsule chartaceous, quadrangular, 10—12" in the transverse diameter, 6 " high, ..."

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