spider vein

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noun

one of a radiating network of dilated capillaries on the skin.

Nearby words

  1. spider nevus,
  2. spider orchid,
  3. spider phaeton,
  4. spider plant,
  5. spider telangiectasia,
  6. spider wasp,
  7. spider web,
  8. spider-burst,
  9. spider-hunting wasp,
  10. spiderhunter

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Examples from the Web for spider vein

  • Therefore he must have a tiger-vein in him, my dear Claude, as well as a beaver-vein and a spider-vein; and no more shame to him.

    Prose Idylls|Charles Kingsley