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vellum:

see parchmentparchment,
untanned skins of animals, especially of the sheep, calf, and goat, prepared for use as a writing material. The name is a corruption of Pergamum, the ancient city of Asia Minor where preparation of parchment suitable for use on both sides was achieved in the 2d cent.
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vellum

[′vel·əm]
(materials)
A high-grade paper made to resemble genuine parchment.
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