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Meaning of PAPERY

Pronunciation:  'peypuree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  thin and paperlike; "papery leaves"; "wasps that make nests of papery material"
  2. [adj]  of or like paper

PAPERY is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: chartaceous, paperlike, thin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pa"per*y\, a.
Like paper; having the thinness or consistence of paper.

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