Definition of devein in English:

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devein

Pronunciation: /diːˈveɪn/

verb

[with object]
Remove the main central vein from (a shrimp or prawn): shell and devein the prawns and then sprinkle them with turmeric and salt
More 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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