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

Examples of veined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The kitchen is centered around a vast island with an integrated snack bar, and skylights shower the strongly veined marble counters and numerous work areas with natural light. Mark David, Robb Report, 22 Feb. 2024 In the realm of flowers, ‘Burning Embers’ celosia captures attention with its vibrant pink blooms that contrast well with its striking pink veined bronze foliage. Dawn Pettinelli, Hartford Courant, 12 Jan. 2024 Elsewhere, there are two jewel box bars: the speakeasy-style Punch Room, which features cozy wood paneling and a roaring fireplace, or the decadent Jade Room, a boutique 12-seater cocktail bar with veined marble walls and twinkling emerald lights. Liam Hess, Vogue, 28 Nov. 2023 The latter sports its own coffee bar and offers up enough space to accommodate eight or more people, while the kitchen is configured around a large island and decked out with boldly veined granite countertops and state-of-the-art appliances. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 31 Aug. 2023 With the baseboards and the moldings made from the same veined marble, Vanderford opted for the textured finish of black leather croc wallpaper by Elitis. Gina Mayfield, Dallas News, 30 Aug. 2023 The range of available options is impressive, as well is the range of price points, from affordable options like penny tile to very high-end, gorgeous veined natural stones. Ellen Morrissey, ELLE Decor, 28 Aug. 2023 Patrons sat amidst veined marble clad walls, a high fancy plaster ceiling, iron staircase and other distinctive interior architectural embellishments of the Teddy Roosevelt era. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 5 Aug. 2023 But the plaid wallpaper, coarsely veined countertops, and wood cabinets with ornate iron hardware felt a little dated. Charlotte Safavi, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veined was circa 1529

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“Veined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veined. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


: marked with or as if with veins : having venation
a veined leaf

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