vena

play
noun ve·na \ˈvē-nə\

Definition of vena

plural

venae

play \ˈvē-(ˌ)nē\
  1. :  vein

Origin and Etymology of vena

borrowed from Medieval Latin (in vēna rāmōsa, vēna basilica, and other noun-adjective combinations — more at 1vein


First Known Use: 14th century


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