Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. papyrus

noun. a document written on papyrus.

Synonyms

  • written document
  • papers

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • papyrus (Latin)
  • paper (English)

Featured Games

2. papyrus

noun. paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans.

Etymology

  • papyrus (Latin)
  • paper (English)

3. papyrus

noun. tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times.

Synonyms

  • Egyptian paper rush
  • sedge
  • Cyperus papyrus
  • Cyperus
  • paper plant
  • paper rush
  • Egyptian paper reed

Etymology

  • papyrus (Latin)
  • paper (English)

Example sentences of the word papyrus


1. Noun, singular or mass
The papyrus was used for fuel for fires and its flowers were used as food, both for humans and as offerings to the gods.

2. Adjective
The family may also enjoy a complimentary gift of their name written in hieroglyphics on papyrus paper.

Synonym.com