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parallel-veined

par·al·lel-veined
P p

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [par-uh-lel-veynd, -luh l-]
    • /ˈpær əˌlɛl, -ləl veɪnd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [par-uh-lel-veynd, -luh l-]
    • /ˈpær əˌlɛl, -ləl veɪnd/

Definition of parallel-veined word

  • adjective parallel-veined having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants. 1

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Origin of parallel-veined

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65; parallel + vein + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Parallel-veined

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

parallel-veined popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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