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devein Syllabification: de·vein
Pronunciation: /dēˈvān/

Definition of devein in English:


[with object]
Remove the main central vein from (a shrimp or prawn).
Example sentences
  • Here are two ways to devein shrimp with the shell on.
  • They deveined some shrimps, cooked a curry sauce with coconut milk, strained it and then dropped the shrimps in and let it boil and simmer.
  • Peel and devein the prawns, leaving the tails intact.
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