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n. ~ 1. Sheets of writing material made from polished sheepskin or goatskin. - 2. High-quality, translucent paper with an appearance that imitates such writing materials. - 3. A manuscript on parchment.

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Parchment1 is often used interchangeably with vellum, although vellum is made from calfskin.

Citations:
(AAT 2000) For finer quality calf parchment, use 'vellum.' The terms parchment and vellum sometimes have been and still are both confused and used interchangeably.