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papyrus
American English: /pəˈpaɪrəs/
British English: /pəˈpʌɪrəs/

Translation of papyrus in Spanish:

noun plural -ruses or -ri Pronunciation: / -raɪ /

  • Example sentences
    • The ramps were built out of clay, wood and papyrus.
    • The ancient Egyptians either engraved the hieroglyphs in the stonework of their temples or painted them on the walls of the burial chamber or inscribed them with a reed pen on rolls of papyrus, the antecedent of our paper.
    • The documents of the early medieval period in Italy take the following shape: no more than about fifty documents survive from the sixth and seventh centuries, nearly all on papyrus, and nearly all from Ravenna.

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