Papery



[pey-puh-ree] /ˈpeɪ pə ri/

adjective
1.
like ; thin or flimsy:
the papery petals of the narcissus.
/ˈpeɪpərɪ/
adjective
1.
like paper, esp in thinness, flimsiness, or dryness

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