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papery

adjective pa·pery \ˈpā-p(ə-)rē\

: very thin or dry like paper

Full Definition of PAPERY

:  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

First Known Use of PAPERY

1627
PAPERY Defined for Kids

papery

adjective pa·pery \ˈpā-pə-rē\

Definition of PAPERY for Kids

:  very thin or dry

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