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noun [C or U]     /pəˈpaɪ.rəs/ (plural papyruses or papyri)
a tall plant like a grass that grows in or near water, especially in North Africa, or paper made from this plant, especially by ancient EgyptiansWater and marsh plants, bushes and treesPaper
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