Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The paper-mulberry
- n. The Nepāl paper-shrub, Daphne cannabina, of the Himalayan region.
- n. An other shrub, Edgeworthia Gardneri, of India, China, etc., whose bark prepared like hemp forms a superior paper-material.
- n. A tree, Streblus (Trophis) asper, called paper-tree of Siam, though common in the East Indies.
“They were looking down from an apparent height of forty feet on a clearing in a paper-tree forest in Siberia.”
“Now a Martian paper-tree, even in the mutated form, is quite resistant to U-V, since it evolved under the thin atmosphere of Mars, which gives much less protection from ultraviolet radiation than Earth's does.”
“We lined the hut with the bark of the paper-tree, which had the appearance of a reddish-brown drapery.”
“I made a ball out of opossum skin, stuffed with the light soft bark of the paper-tree, and stitched with gut.”
“The various manufactories of paper here and elsewhere in the country form one of its most extended industries, the basis of the material being the bark of certain trees; indeed, one is on this account designated as the paper-tree, and, being a species of the mulberry, it serves a double purpose, -- its leaves feeding the little insect which is so important a factor in Japanese products.”
“These were next stopped up by handfuls of xanthorea leaves, or by strips of bark from the paper-tree.”
“Fish and other things are frequently baked in the bark of the paper-tree.”
“Lady, from whom he received the copy of verses on the paper-tree, which, for many years, had been missing. ”
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