from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, same as parallel-nerved.
- In entomology, having the longitudinal veins distinct and more or less parallel: said of the wings of insects, as in the Lepidoptera: opposed to net-veined.
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In all of these, except _Trillium_, the perigone leaves are colored alike, and the leaves parallel-veined; but in the latter the sepals are green and the leaves broad and netted-veined.
Lance-shaped, parallel-veined, clasping the stem; upper ones smallest.
-- The engraving conveys the impression that the leaves are parallel-veined; but the coca is a dicotyledon, with the under surface of the leaf strongly marked with veins, of which two, in addition to the midrib, run parallel with the margin.
"The lily of the valley leaf is parallel-veined and the oak leaf is net-veined.