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Definition of veined

: patterned with or as if with veins : having venation : streaked a veined leaf veined marble veined cheese

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Recent Examples on the Web Although experts say Brood X populations can and will vary by location, some people will have no choice but to notice the large bugs with their red eyes and orange-veined wings. al, 17 May 2021 At an urban garden in Southeast Washington, Kwesi Osaze Billups was tending to bunches of rich, red-veined Swiss chard. Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2021 The designer brought in warmth with a veined stone backsplash, dark wood floors, and a vintage rug (repurposed from the family's former home). Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 1 Apr. 2021 The cicada has all the primeval panoply to feed this panic, with its orange-veined wings, black body, beady red eyes and sheer size. Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2021 The veined wing of the clanger cicada kills bacteria solely through its physical structure — one of the first natural surfaces found to do so. Trevor Quirk, Scientific American, 5 Mar. 2013 The shrub with dark green, leathery, deeply veined leaves and pink buds that turn white, followed by small, metallic blue fruits, prefers locations with sun to part shade (avoid hot, south-facing locations). oregonlive, 2 Mar. 2021 Left over from the master bathroom, one of four in the home, the single-glaze tiles were a last-minute substitute for a continuation of the veined white marble used for a countertop. J. S. Marcus, WSJ, 24 Feb. 2021 The Fork, where boards groan under bread and crackers, dollops of chutney, and fat wedges of creamy, blue-veined cheese. Angela Decenzo, Travel, 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of veined

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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“Veined.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of veined

: marked with thin lines : having veins or streaks

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