Papyraceous Pap`y*ra"ceous, a. [L. papyraceus made of papyrus.] Made of papyrus; of the consistency of paper; papery. [1913 Webster]

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  • papyraceous — [pap΄ə rā′shəs] adj. [L papyraceus: see PAPYRUS & ACEOUS] like paper; papery …   English World dictionary

  • papyraceous — /pap euh ray sheuhs/, adj. papery. [1745 55; < L papyr(us) PAPYRUS + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • papyraceous — Like parchment or paper. [L. papyraceus, made of papyrus] * * * pap·y·ra·ceous .pap ə rā shəs adj of, relating to, or being the flattened remains of one of twin fetuses which has died in the uterus and been compressed by the growth of the other * …   Medical dictionary

  • papyraceous — pæpɪ reɪʃəs adj. similar to paper, resembling paper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • papyraceous —   Papery in texture, e.g. the leaflets of Zamia vazquezii.   See also chartaceous, membranous.   Cf. coriaceous …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • papyraceous — pap·y·ra·ceous …   English syllables

  • papyraceous — pap•y•ra•ceous [[t]ˌpæp əˈreɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. papery • Etymology: 1745–55; < L papȳr(us) papyrus+ aceous …   From formal English to slang

  • papyraceous — /pæpəˈreɪʃəs/ (say papuh rayshuhs) adjective papery …   Australian English dictionary

  • papyraceous — |papə|rāshəs adjective Etymology: Latin papyraceus made of paper, from papyrus paper + aceus aceous : resembling papyrus : papery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Плод ""Бумажный"" (Fetus Papyraceous) — один плод из двойни, который погиб, сморщился и мумифицировался в матке. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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