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Definition of "veined" []

  • Having veins or showing veinlike markings. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "veined" in a sentence
  • "But to call the veined octopus a tool-making animal is, it seems to me, a bit of scientific overreach."
  • "In every plant having two seed leaves, the mature leaves are netted-veined, which is a condition easily recognized even by the layman; also the parts of the flowers are in circles containing two or five parts, but never in threes or sixes."
  • "It seemed that every few weeks I was making the long drive to Denver International, flying east in late afternoon over the tight irrigation circles below, over the veined watercourses in the hills, the dull purple and brown land flattening and dark."