Definition of Papyruses

1. Noun. (plural of papyrus) ¹



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Definition of Papyruses

1. papyrus [n] - See also: papyrus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papyruses

papyraceous scars
papyral
papyrean
papyri
papyrian
papyriform
papyrine
papyrograph
papyrographs
papyrography
papyrologies
papyrologist
papyrologists
papyrology
papyrus
papyruses (current term)
paquebot
paquebots
par
par excellence
par for the course
par value
par yield
par yields
para
para-
para-actinomycosis
para-aortic bodies
para-appendicitis

Literary usage of Papyruses

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"The Theban papyruses at Leipsic attribute the same mystical character—a kind of seal of its Eastern origin—to alchemy. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1882)
"... objects—amulets, statuettes, papyruses which are expected when read to prove of great value, and a leather tent of a king of the twenty-first dynasty. ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... papyrus (assigned to the age of the Ptolemies, or, with more probability, to that of the later Persians), and other papyruses of the Alexandrian epoch. ..."

4. History of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson (1881)
"... which, except in the inscriptions of unopened tombs, and in papyruses buried in tombs, suffered at the hands of the Hyksos something like obliteration.2 ..."

5. Characters and Events of Roman History, from Caesar to Nero: The Lowell by Guglielmo Ferrero (1909)
"There was an abundance, unheard of for those times, of objects of luxury—rugs, glass, stuffs, papyruses, jewels, artistic pottery•— because they made all ..."

6. Cotton as a World Power: A Study in the Economic Interpretation of History by James Augustin Brown Scherer (1916)
"There was an abundance, unheard of for those times, of objects of luxury— rugs, glass, stuffs, papyruses, jewels, artistic pottery—because they made all ..."

7. Cotton as a World Power: A Study in the Economic Interpretation of History by James Augustin Brown Scherer (1916)
"There was an abundance, unheard of for those times, of objects of luxury— rugs, glass, stuffs, papyruses, jewels, artistic pottery—because they made all ..."

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