Definition of vein:

part of speech: verb

To give the appearance of veins in; to grain.

part of speech: noun

One of the vessels of the body which convey the blood back to the heart; in bot., one of the small branching ribs of a leaf; in geol. or mining, fissures or rents traversing and ramifying through the solid rock of the earth's crust, filled with mineral or metallic matter, differing from the rock- mass in which it occurs; a streak or wave of a different colour in marble, wood, & c.; tendency or turn of mind; humour; particular temper.

Word of the day


A plant with a root like the carrot, the root of which cleaned, dried, roasted, and ground, is extensively used to mix with coffee. ...