venation 1640s, of plant structures, noun of state from L. vena “vein” (see VEIN (Cf. vein)).

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  • Venation — Ve*na tion, n. [L. vena a vein.] The arrangement or system of veins, as in the wing of an insect, or in the leaves of a plant. See Illust. in Appendix. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venation — Ve*na tion, n. [L. venatio, fr. venari, p. p. venatus, to hunt. See {Venison}.] The act or art of hunting, or the state of being hunted. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venation — (v. lat.), 1) das Jagen, die Jagd; 2) das Jagdrecht. Daher venatorisch, zur Jagd gehörig …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Venation — (lat.), Jagd; venatōrisch, zur Jagd gehörig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Venation — Venation, lat. deutsch, die Jagd, das Jagdrecht; venatorisch, zur Jagd gehörig …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • venation — [vē nā′shən] n. [< L vena, a vein] 1. an arrangement or system of veins, as in an animal part, an insect s wing, or a leaf 2. such veins collectively …   English World dictionary

  • venation — noun The state of having veins, or the pattern of veins or vein like structures within a larger entity. In science class, Jessie studied the venation of a leaf that had soaked in red food coloring …   Wiktionary

  • venation — noun Etymology: Latin vena vein Date: 1646 an arrangement or system of veins (as in the tissue of a leaf or the wing of an insect) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • venation — n. [L. vena, vein] The complete system of veins …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • venation — venational, adj. /vee nay sheuhn, veuh /, n. 1. the arrangement of veins, as in a leaf or in the wing of an insect. 2. these veins collectively. [1640 50; < L ven(a) VEIN + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

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