veiner

noun

vein·​er ˈvā-nər How to pronounce veiner (audio)
: a small V gouge used in wood carving

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veiner was in 1895

Dictionary Entries Near veiner

Cite this Entry

“Veiner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veiner. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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