Noun(1) a heavy creamy-colored paper resembling parchment(2) fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
(1) Before the advent of the printing press, books were made of vellum because it was durable.(2) Other maps have been revised so many times that the vellum has holes in it, and parts of them are so old that we cannot unfold them without destroying them.(3) From what scholars have managed to read so far they believe it is an early Christian Psalter written on vellum , a parchment made from animal skin.(4) Irish writings prior to the use of paper and print were written on vellum in a distinctive minuscule script which reflects 1,000 years of literary tradition.(5) Early codices were made of papyrus but later developments replaced this by vellum .
(1) vellum paper :: Velin
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