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volume - Originally the name of a scroll or roll of papyrus, from Latin volvere, "to roll up." More...
bible - Derived from biblios, the name for the papyrus produced in the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos. More...
schedule - Goes back to Greek skhede, for "leaf of papyrus"; it started out meaning a ticket or a brief note. More...
tome - Comes from Greek tomos, "roll of papyrus," and was originally a word for one volume of a larger work. More...
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