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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(of flowers) showing purple markings that resemble veins.

Usage examples (17)
  • The purple-veined organ at the bottom right is the bladder.
  • Her eyes were closed, if she had eyes beneath the heavy purple-veined lids, so like the petals of some night-flower, pungent with perfume.
  • Thirty meters above the purple-veined replicas of Alhurzian morloch vines, the copper-haired woman with the flowing curls that glistened and the bright green eyes that...
  • We have recovered tons of marble veneer, apparently composed of green cipollino in the lower part of the curved recesses around three sides of the pool, and of white or... for more
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