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

  • adj. Having veins or showing veinlike markings.

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  • adj. Having veins or veinlike markings

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of veins; streaked; variegated.
  • adj. Having fibrovascular threads extending throughout the lamina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of veins; veiny.
  • Characterized by or exhibiting venation, as insects' wings; in botany, having veins, as a leaf; traversed by fibrovascular strands or bundles.
  • Marked as if with veins; streaked; variegated, as marble.
  • Running in the blood; ingrained.

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

  • adj. having or showing markings that resemble veins


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