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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 parch·ment /ˈpɑrʧmənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Parch·ment n.
 1. The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum.
    But here's a parchment with the seal of Cæsar.   --Shak.
 2. The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp.
 Parchment paper. See Papyrine.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a superior paper resembling sheepskin
      2: skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on [syn: sheepskin,

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a skin prepared for writing on; so called from Pergamos (q.v.),
    where this was first done (2 Tim. 4:13).