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Jul 16, 2016 · papyrus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887) papyrus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette; papyrus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers.

Papyrus (/ p ə ˈ p aɪ r ə s / pə-PYE-rəs) is a material similar to thick paper that was used in ancient times as a writing surface.It was made from the pith of the papyrus plant, Cyperus papyrus, a wetland sedge. Papyrus (plural: papyri) can also refer to a document written on sheets of such material, joined together side by side and rolled up into a scroll, an early form of a book.

Soaking the papyrus strips is important for softening the papyrus and activating the plant's natural juices, which act as a glue to hold the strips together. In ancient times, it was thought that the mystical Nile waters were essential to the papyrus-making process, but any water will do.

List of events from Latin for papyrus strip? The English word papyrus comes from the Greek papyros by way of the Latin papyrus. The noun umbrage comes from Latin umbraticum ("of or pertaining.