vena

noun
ve·​na | \ ˈvē-nə How to pronounce vena (audio) \
plural venae\ ˈvē-​(ˌ)nē How to pronounce venae (audio) \

Definition of vena

First Known Use of vena

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vena

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

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The first known use of vena was in the 14th century

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“Vena.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vena. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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