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  1. a small vein.
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Origin of veinlet

First recorded in 1825–35; vein + -let
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Examples from the Web for veinlet

Historical Examples of veinlet

  • Indusium fixed by its outer margin to a veinlet and opening on the inner side.

    The Fern Lover's Companion

    George Henry Tilton

  • But how is material conveyed from rootlet to veinlet of leaf hundreds of feet away?

    Among the Forces

    Henry White Warren

British Dictionary definitions for veinlet


  1. any small vein or venule
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