[pey-puh-ree] /ˈpeɪ pə ri/
like ; thin or flimsy:
the papery petals of the narcissus.
like paper, esp in thinness, flimsiness, or dryness
[pap-i-tree; French papuh-tree] /ˈpæp ɪ tri; French papəˈtri/ noun, plural papeteries [pap-i-treez; French papuh-tree] /ˈpæp ɪ triz; French papəˈtri/ (Show IPA) 1. a box for holding stationery, especially an ornamental one. /ˈpæpətrɪ; French papetri/ noun 1. a box or case for papers and other writing materials
[pey-fee-uh n] /ˈpeɪ fi ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Paphos, an ancient city of Cyprus sacred to Aphrodite. 2. of or relating to love, especially illicit sexual love; erotic; wanton. 3. noting or pertaining to Aphrodite or to her worship or service. noun 4. the Paphian, Aphrodite: so called from her cult center […]
noun, Classical Mythology. 1. Aphrodite, worshiped in Cyprus as the goddess of sexual love.
[paf-luh-goh-nee-uh, -gohn-yuh] /ˌpæf ləˈgoʊ ni ə, -ˈgoʊn yə/ noun 1. an ancient country and Roman province in N Asia Minor, on the S coast of the Black Sea. /ˌpæfləˈɡəʊnɪə/ noun 1. an ancient country and Roman province in N Asia Minor, on the Black Sea