veiner

noun
vein·​er | \ ˈvā-nər How to pronounce veiner (audio) \

Definition of veiner

: a small V gouge used in wood carving

First Known Use of veiner

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veiner

vein entry 2 + -er entry 2; from its use in carving veins in leaves

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The first known use of veiner was in 1895

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