Language and literature

papyrus
(n)
pǝ-PYRE-ǝs
Meaning

ancient paper made from the stem of the papyrus plant

1st Sample Sentence

Papyrus being a highly resilient material, many ancient manuscripts that were written on papyrus have survived for thousands of years, while later manuscripts written on paper have perished

Root

papyros (paper plant) (Greek)

Mnemonics

papyrus: sounds like paper thing

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