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The team published a study in 2015 analyzing proteins rubbed off of uterine vellum.
The translucent non-reflective glaze — developed by Rookwood in 1904 — is called vellum.
Historically, the speech would be written on vellum, which is made from actual calf-skin, with ink that would take three days to dry.
Natural textures include vellum, wicker, leather, brass and marble.
Gross explains that vellum, a parchment made from calf skin, which costs the equivalent of $45 per sheet, is at once exponentially more expensive and more durable than paper.
Both had been drawn by hand on vellum in remarkable detail.
Fried chicken, barely shielded by crispy skin as thin as vellum, may be followed by egg tofu, made with eggs and soy milk and close to custard inside, or golden e-fu noodles, chewy from a fizz of carbonated water in the dough.
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First Known Use of vellum
VELLUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vellum for English Language Learners
: a smooth material made from the skin of a young animal and used especially for covering books or for writing on
: a strong cream-colored paper
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