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neuration

[noo-rey-shuh n, nyoo-]
noun
  1. venation, as of an insect's wings.
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Origin of neuration

First recorded in 1820–30; neur- + -ation
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Historical Examples of neuration

  • There is great variety in the shape and neuration of the wings.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • The cut shows the neuration, which need not be minutely described.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • The neuration is shown in the cut, and is very much like that of the preceding genus.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • Wings two, with winglets attached to them: neuration various.

  • The neuration, considerably enlarged, is accurately delineated in the cut.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland