Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having noticeable veins or veinlike markings.
  • adj. Venous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having numerous or conspicuous veins; veiny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having numerous or conspicuous veins; veiny.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having numerous veins =or branching network; veiny: as, a venose or reticulated leaf.
  • In zoology and anatomy, same as venous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or showing markings that resemble veins

Etymologies

Latin vēnōsus, from vēna, vein.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See venous. (Wiktionary)

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