Chartaceous Char*ta"ceous, a. [L. chartaceus. See {Charta}.] Resembling paper or parchment; of paper-like texture; papery. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • chartaceous — /kahr tay sheuhs/, adj. of or like paper; papery. [1645 55; < L chartaceus made of papyrus. See CHARTA, ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • chartaceous — char·ta·ceous …   English syllables

  • chartaceous — adjective of or like paper • Syn: ↑papery, ↑paperlike • Pertains to noun: ↑paper (for: ↑paperlike), ↑paper (for: ↑papery) …   Useful english dictionary

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