Meaning of “vellum” in the English Dictionary

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"vellum" in British English

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vellumnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈvel.əm/ us /ˈvel.əm/

a thick, cream-coloured, very high-quality writing paper

a material used in the past for writing on or for covering a book, made from the skins of young animals, especially cows or sheep

(Definition of “vellum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)