Definition of Paper plant

1. Noun. Tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times.

Exact synonyms: Cyperus Papyrus, Egyptian Paper Reed, Egyptian Paper Rush, Paper Rush, Papyrus
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paper Plant

paper gold
paper hat
paper jam
paper knife
paper loss
paper mache
paper mill
paper mill worker's disease
paper mills
paper money
paper mulberry
paper nautilus
paper over
paper plane
paper planes
paper plant (current term)
paper plate
paper profit
paper profits
paper round
paper route
paper rush
paper shop
paper shops
paper snowflake
paper snowflakes
paper tape
paper tapes
paper thin
paper ticket

Literary usage of Paper plant

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

1. Himalayan Journals, Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1854)
"... fodder for cattle—Rice-paper plant—Geology of Yoksun—-Lake— Old temples—Funereal ... paper plant ..."

2. The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, and Paper: With an by John Forbes Royle (1855)
"... have only a single floral envelope, we need here only note that the following families belong to this subdivision. NEPAL paper plant, Daphne cannabina ..."

3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"... Rice-paper plant ; belongs to this order. It is a shrub with large white pith, from whim the rice-paper is cut, and large palmately 5-lobed leaves with ..."

4. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"... Hook, is the Chinese rice-paper plant, and is often seen in gardens in India, especially on the Nilgiris. 2. ..."

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