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Definitions of vein

The word "vein" uses 4 letters: einv.

n. - One of the vessels which carry blood, either venous or arterial, to the heart. See Artery, 2. 2

n. - One of the similar branches of the framework of a leaf. 2

n. - One of the ribs or nervures of the wings of insects. See Venation. 2

n. - A narrow mass of rock intersecting other rocks, and filling inclined or vertical fissures not corresponding with the stratification; a lode; a dike; -- often limited, in the language of miners, to a mineral vein or lode, that is, to a vein which contains useful minerals or ores. 2

n. - A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance. 2

n. - A streak or wave of different color, appearing in wood, and in marble and other stones; variegation. 2

n. - A train of association, thoughts, emotions, or the like; a current; a course. 2

n. - Peculiar temper or temperament; tendency or turn of mind; a particular disposition or cast of genius; humor; strain; quality; also, manner of speech or action; as, a rich vein of humor; a satirical vein. 2

v. t. - To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins. 2

Direct anagrams of vein:

nevi vine

Words formed by adding one letter before or after vein (in bold), or to einv in any order:

o - envoi ovine g - given l - levin liven a - naevi naive e - nieve r - riven s - veins vines y - veiny n - venin m - vimen d - vined x - vixen

Shorter words found within vein

en in ne vie





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