Synonyms of papyrus


1. papyrus, paper

usage: paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans

2. papyrus, Egyptian paper reed, Egyptian paper rush, paper rush, paper plant, Cyperus papyrus, sedge

usage: tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times

3. papyrus, document, written document, papers

usage: a document written on papyrus

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