from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Parchment-like; having the texture, quality, or appearance of parchment; specifically, in entomology, pergameneous, as the wings of certain insects.
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From the suffixation of post‑Classical Latin pergament(um) ("parchment") with the suffix -aceous ("of the nature of") (itself from the Latin compound adjectival suffix ‑āceus).
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