veinbanding

noun

1
: an evanescent abnormality of leaves commonly associated with virus diseases and characterized by veins standing out clearly because of either a chlorotic or a dark green bounding band that often sets off more clearly the adjacent interveinal tissue
2
: a plant disease of which veinbanding is a symptom compare rugose mosaic, veinclearing

Word History

Etymology

vein entry 1 + banding

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“Veinbanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veinbanding. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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