Net-veined
Net-veined Net"-veined`, a. Having veins, or nerves, reticulated or netted; as, a net-veined wing or leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • net-veined — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. of a leaf : having netted or reticulated veins 2. : having a fine network of veins a net veined wing * * * /net vaynd /, adj. Bot. having branched veins that form a network, as the leaves of most dicotyledonous plants. Cf …   Useful english dictionary

  • net-veined — adjective Date: 1860 having veins arranged in a fine network < a net veined leaf > see venation illustration; compare parallel veined • net venation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • net-veined — /net vaynd /, adj. Bot. having branched veins that form a network, as the leaves of most dicotyledonous plants. Cf. parallel veined. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • net-winged — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌwiŋd adjective : having wings with a fine network of veins : neuropteroid * * * /net wingd /, adj. Entomol. having reticulate wing venation. [1885 90] * * * netˈ winged adjective Having net veined wings • • • Main Entry: ↑net …   Useful english dictionary

  • net venation — noun see net veined …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parallel-veined — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective of a leaf : having veins nearly or quite parallel to one another compare net veined * * * /par euh lel vaynd , leuhl /, adj. Bot. having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • parallel-veined — adjective Date: 1861 of a leaf having veins arranged nearly parallel to one another see venation illustration; compare net veined …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parallel-veined — /par euh lel vaynd , leuhl /, adj. Bot. having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants. Cf. net veined. [1860 65; PARALLEL + VEIN + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • dobsonfly — /dob seuhn fluy /, n., pl. dobsonflies. a large, soft bodied insect, Corydalus cornutus, having four distinctly veined membranous wings, biting mouthparts, and, in the male, huge mandibles that jut out from the head. Cf. hellgrammite. [1900 05;… …   Universalium

  • Willow — Salix redirects here. For other uses, see Salix (disambiguation). Osier redirects here. For the ghost town, see Osier, Colorado. For other uses, see Willow (disambiguation). Willow Salix alba Vitellina Tristis …   Wikipedia

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