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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 Simple hairy filaments coat much of the body, larger veined feathers stick out from the tail, and big quill-pen-feathers line the arms, layered over each other to form a wing. Stephen Brusatte, Scientific American, "New Fossil Reveals Velociraptor Sported Feathers," 17 July 2015 This combination includes purple sage, red-veined sorrel, and purple kale. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, "This Window Box Plan Will Supply You with Fresh Veggies and Herbs This Summer," 27 May 2020 French blues are not, but blue-veined cheeses from Italy, Spain and the U.K. are. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Trump’s latest tariffs will affect your holiday cheese, olive oil, wine," 28 Oct. 2019 Unfortunately, like many of this species, the characters are an icy-veined and largely unemotional species that ultimately squander this provocative premise, reducing it to the status of visual essay rather than full-blooded human story. Duane Byrge, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Gattaca': THR's 1997 Review," 24 Oct. 2019 The photos in his new book range from the veined landscapes of Egyptian deserts to the vibrant blues and greens of the Bahamas. Alexandra Wolfe, WSJ, "Astronaut Scott Kelly Trains His Sights on Earth," 2 Nov. 2018 That’s why classic, natural materials like veined Carrera or Calacatta Gold marble and stone such as limestone still show up in so many master baths as countertops, in showers and as floors. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "Here are some of San Antonio’s most beautiful master bathrooms," 25 May 2018 Entering the building, the main foyer has floor tiles of veined Alabama marble. William Thornton,, "Encompass Health ready to open new home office," 23 Mar. 2018 The few pieces of furniture, including long, low, pale peach velvet sofas and coffee tables inlaid with glass-smooth discs of rich veined stone, are switched out often. Nancy Hass, New York Times, "A Modern-Meets-Neo-Classical Apartment in Milan," 20 Sep. 2017

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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 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of veined

: marked with thin lines : having veins or streaks

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