adjective Botany.

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

Origin of net-veined

First recorded in 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for net-veined

Historical Examples of net-veined

  • The curled, roundish leaves do not exceed half an inch in length; they are net-veined, toothed, and shining.

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

    The Plants of Michigan

    Henry Allan Gleason

  • These are the net-veined winged insects; the Dragon flies, Mayflies, Caddis-flies belong in this order.

    Great Hike

    Alan Douglas

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

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

    How to Know the Ferns

    Frances Theodora Parsons