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păpȳrus , i, m. and f., and păpȳ-rum , i, n., = πάπυρος,
I.the paper-reed, papyrus.
II. Transf.
A. A garment made from the bark of the papyrus: “succinctus patriā papyro,Juv. 4, 24.—
B. Paper made of papyrus-stalk (cf.: “liber, charta),Juv. 7, 101; Cat. 35, 1; Mart. 3, 2, 4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 18.2
    • Lucan, Civil War, 4.136
    • A. Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina, 5.28
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 6.6.4
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