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vein

Part of speech: Noun

One of the tubelike vessels which carry the blood to the heart; one of the branching ribs of a plant or of the wing of an insect; a crack or seam in rock filled by mineral matter; as, a vein of gold; a mineral bed; as, a vein of coal; a wave or streak in wood, marble, etc.; anything running in wood, marble etc.; anything running through something else; as, a vein of humor ran through the serious address; a strain; as, he spoke in a solemn vein.

Part of speech: Verb

To cover, fill, or form with veins.

Part of speech: Adjective

Veined.

Part of speech: Noun

Veining.

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