veinclearing

noun

: an early and usually evanescent symptom of plant diseases especially of virus origin in which the veins stand out clearly because the tissue close to them is more or less translucent compare veinbanding

Word History

Etymology

vein entry 1 + clearing

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“Veinclearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veinclearing. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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