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parallel-veined

[par-uh-lel-veynd, -luh l-] /ˈpær əˌlɛlˈveɪnd, -ləl-/
adjective, Botany
1.
having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants.
Compare net-veined.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; parallel + vein + -ed3
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  • Even without flowers, the single pair of broad, parallel-veined leaves and the densely hairy stem are quite diagnostic.

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