Definitions for venationviˈneɪ ʃən, və-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ve•na•tionviˈneɪ ʃən, və-(n.)

  1. the arrangement of veins, as in a leaf or in the wing of an insect.

    Category: Botany, Entomology

  2. these veins collectively.

    Category: Botany, Entomology

Origin of venation:

1640–50; < L vēn(a)vein+ -ation

ve•na′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. venation(noun)

    (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf

  2. venation, venous blood system(noun)

    (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal

Wiktionary

  1. venation(Noun)

    The state of having veins, or the pattern of veins or vein-like structures within a larger entity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venation(noun)

    the arrangement or system of veins, as in the wing of an insect, or in the leaves of a plant. See Illust. in Appendix

  2. Venation(noun)

    the act or art of hunting, or the state of being hunted

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