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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)
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