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net-veined

[ net-veynd ]

adjective

, Botany.
  1. having branched veins that form a network, as the leaves of most dicotyledonous plants.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of net-veined1

First recorded in 1860–65

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Example Sentences

Alismace—Aquatic plants with radical net-veined leaves, and (generally) conspicuous, white, bisexual flowers.

In wet woods, usually near the coast, the Net-veined Chain Fern is occasionally conspicuous.

In long net-veined leaves we may cite Pavetta Borbonica, whose dark green blade has a crimson mid-rib.

Phyloptera: the super-ordinal term proposed to include all the net-veined orders, the Orthoptera and Dermatoptera.

Twining herbs with net-veined leaves and greenish or white flowers in panicles or racemes.

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