Definition of chartaceous in English:
Thin, dry, or flimsy like paper; papery.
- It is a shrub with chartaceous leaves.
- In these specimens the scales are long, linear, chartaceous, and erect.
- It has always seemed to me, Madam, that that same jaw-bone must have been either prodigiously strong and tough, or else the Philistine crania must have been of very chartaceous texture.
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