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      n   (=writing paper)   vélin    m  
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velour, veal, veil, verbally

vellum n.

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papier vélin
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"vellum": examples and translations in context
This page is from a Qur'an copied on vellum. Le feuillet est tiré d'un coran copié sur vélin.
I'm afraid to handle such soft vellum and heavy cream-coloured pages. J'ose à peine toucher ce vélin si doux et ces pages de teinte crème.
Taken from a Qur'an copied on vellum, the right-hand page is written in black kufic script. Tiré d'un coran copié sur vélin, le feuillet de droite est écrit en coufique noir.
I can't speak to that, but whoever it is is long dead because this vellum is at least 200 years old. Je n'peux pas le dire, mais qui que ce soit, il est mort depuis longtemps parce que ce vélin a au moins 200 ans.
Of the originally 30 Bibles printed on vellum only four have survived in their complete form with all their 1282 pages. Du tirage initial de 30 exemplaires sur vélin de la Bible de 42 lignes, il ne subsiste que quatre exemplaires complets (1.282 pages).
Pages from the Blue Qur'an from the Great Mosque of Kairouan, copied onto blue vellum, can now be found in different places throughout the world. Les différents feuillets du coran, copiés sur du vélin bleu et actuellement dispersés de par le monde appartiennent tous au Coran bleu de la Grande Mosquée de Kairouan.
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