parallel-veined

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parallel-veined

[par-uh-lel-veynd, -luhl-]
adjective Botany.
having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants.
Compare net-veined.


Origin:
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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