Nerved
Nerved Nerved (n[~e]rvd), a. 1. Having nerves of a special character; as, weak-nerved. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Having nerves, or simple and parallel ribs or veins. --Gray. [1913 Webster]


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  • -nerved — «nurvd», adjective. 1. having nerves: »strong nerved. 2. Botany. nervate. 3. Entomology. having nervures. nerved, combining form. having nerves: »Strong nerved = having strong nerves …   Useful english dictionary

  • nerved — fla·bel·li·nerved; nerved; dig·i·ti·nerved; …   English syllables

  • Nerved — Nerve Nerve (n[ e]rv), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nerved} (n[ e]rvs); p. pr. & vb. n. {Nerving}.] To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as, fear nerved his arm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nerved — adjective Date: 1800 1. a. veined < a nerved wing > b. having veins or nerves especially of a specified kind or number used in combination < fan nerved leaves > 2. showing courage or strength …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nerved — vd adjective Etymology: nerve (I) + ed 1. : having nerves; especially : having nerves of a specified character often used in combination fan nerved 2. : showing courage or strength …   Useful english dictionary

  • nerved — adjective Having one or more principal veins, especially of a leaf. The leaf was palmately nerved …   Wiktionary

  • nerved — nÉœrv /nɜːv n. any bundle of fibers belonging to the nervous system that transmits sensations and messages between the brain and other parts of the body; tendon (Anatomy); vein in a leaf or insect wing; courage; daring; rude boldness (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nerved — 1) vender 2) denver …   Anagrams dictionary

  • nerved —   See corrugated, pleated, plicate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Nerved manna grass — manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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