Definition of Egyptian paper rush

1. Noun. Tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times.

Exact synonyms: Cyperus Papyrus, Egyptian Paper Reed, Paper Plant, Paper Rush, Papyrus
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egyptian Paper Rush

Egyptian cobra
Egyptian corn
Egyptian cotton
Egyptian darkness
Egyptian deity
Egyptian fraction
Egyptian fractions
Egyptian haematuria
Egyptian henbane
Egyptian lupine
Egyptian monetary unit
Egyptian onion
Egyptian ophthalmia
Egyptian paper reed
Egyptian paper rush (current term)
Egyptian pea
Egyptian pound
Egyptian pyramid
Egyptian pyramids
Egyptian splenomegaly
Egyptian vulture
Egyptian water-lilies
Egyptian water-lily
Egyptian water lily
Egyptianization
Egyptianize
Egyptianized
Egyptianizes
Egyptianizing

Literary usage of Egyptian paper rush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Young Folks' History of Greece by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1879)
"... upon the sheets of the rind of the Egyptian paper- rush, or else upon skins. He was also the first person to collect and arrange the poems of Homer. ..."

2. Aunt Charlotte's stories of Greek history for the little ones by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1876)
"library, and collect books—namely, manuscripts upon the sheets of the rind of the Egyptian paper-rush, or else upon skins. He was also the first person to ..."

3. Popular History of Greece by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1894)
"... the first Greek to found a library, and collect books — namely, manuscript upon the sheets of the rind of the Egyptian paper- rush, or else upon skins. ..."

4. Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1876)
"library, and collect books—namely, manuscripts upon the sheets of the rind of the Egyptian paper-rush, or else upon skins. He was also the first person to ..."

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