Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “vellum”

See all translations

vellum

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈvel.əm/
a thick, cream-coloured, very high-quality writing paper
(用于书写的)仿犊皮纸,仿羊皮纸
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
(旧时的)犊皮纸,羊皮纸
The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsTanning and leather
(Definition of vellum from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “vellum” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More