Meaning of vellum

vel•lum

Pronunciation: (vel'um), [key]
— n.
  1. calfskin, lambskin, kidskin, etc., treated for use as a writing surface.
  2. a manuscript or the like on vellum.
  3. a texture of paper or cloth resembling vellum.
—adj.
  1. made of or resembling vellum.
  2. bound in vellum.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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