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  • adj. Resembling a vein or some aspect of one.

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

  • adj. having or showing markings that resemble veins


vein +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • From there, giant dams and pumps suck the water southward through veinlike aqueducts to 25 million people and more than 5 million acres of farmland.

    Dying on the Vine

  • The soft sand made perfectly detailed casts of their feet, even showing the patterns of fine veinlike cracks.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense


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