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viˈneɪ ʃən, və-ve·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venationnoun

    (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf

  2. venation, venous blood systemnoun

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


  1. venationnoun

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


  1. venation

    Venation refers to the arrangement or pattern of veins in an object or entity, such as a leaf, insect wing, or other biological structure. It is often used to describe and classify different species based on this characteristic. The veins, forming a complex network, are responsible for transporting nutrients and other materials to various parts of the organism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venationnoun

    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. Venationnoun

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

  3. Etymology: [L. venatio, fr. venari, p. p. venatus, to hunt. See Venison.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venation

    ve-nā′shun, n. the way in which the leaves of plants are arranged: in insects, the distribution of the veins of the wings. [Vein.]


  1. Venation

    the system of chitinous frame-work supporting the wings: in Lepidoptera, the veins are usually referred to by numbers which are as follows: on primaries: 1 = anal; 2 = cubitus 2; 3 = cubitus 1: 4 = media 3; 5 = media 2; 6 = media 1; 7 = radius 5; 8 = radius 4; 9 = radius 3; 10 = radius 2; 11 = radius 1; 12 = subcosta: on secondaries: 1, 1a, 1b = anal; 2 = Cubitus; 3 = cubitus 1; 4 = media 3: 5 = media 2; 6 = media 1; 7 = radius 1; 8 = sub-costa. See plate III for typical venations of all orders.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    • A. askant
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