What does the word vellum mean?

Usage examples for vellum

  1. It contains a prayer composed by Queen Katherine Parr, and is written on vellum by Queen Elizabeth. – Chats on Old Lace and Needlework by Emily Leigh Lowes
  2. For volumes on paper or vellum He has a most accurate eye, And always is willing to sell 'em To dreamers like me who will buy. – Poems by Arthur Macy