veinlet

[ veyn-lit ]
/ ˈveɪn lɪt /

noun

a small vein.

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Origin of veinlet

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

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

    Among the Forces|Henry White Warren
  • Indusium fixed by its outer margin to a veinlet and opening on the inner side.

    The Fern Lover's Companion|George Henry Tilton

British Dictionary definitions for veinlet

veinlet
/ (ˈveɪnlɪt) /

noun

any small vein or venule
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