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papery

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adjective pa·pery \ˈpā-p(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of papery

  • : very thin or dry like paper

Full Definition of papery

  1. :  resembling paper in thinness or consistency <papery leaves> <papery silk>

pa·per·i·ness noun

Examples of papery

  1. a berry with papery skin

  2. the papery wing of a moth



1627

First Known Use of papery

1627


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