Definition of veined in English:

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Pronunciation: /vānd/


Marked with or as if with veins: [in combination]: a blue-veined cheese
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  • Maithris and I took our time, wandering through halls and chambers trimmed with gold leaf, floored with veined marble.
  • The nine-foot long boulder, deeply veined with coloured sandstone sediments, has been cut into three four-inch thick slabs using massive diamond-toothed saws.
  • She cradled my face with her veined hands and began weeping all over again.

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Syllabification: veined

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