Vellum Definition

vĕləm
noun
A fine kind of parchment prepared from calfskin, lambskin, or kidskin, used as writing parchment or for binding books.
Webster's New World
A manuscript written on vellum.
Webster's New World
A strong paper made to resemble vellum.
Webster's New World

A writing paper of very high quality.

Wiktionary
adjective
Of or like vellum.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Vellum

Noun

Singular:
vellum
Plural:
vellums

Origin of Vellum

  • Middle English velim from Old French velin from veel calf veal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French velin (French vélin), from vel (“veal").

    From Wiktionary

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