1. adjective Veined skin has a lot of veins showing through it. ⇒ Helen's hands were thin and veined. Veined is also a combining form. ⇒ ...a man who had blue-veined cheeks. 2. adjective Something that is veined has a pattern or colouring like that of veins showing through skin. ⇒ ...a bronze ashtray shaped like a veined leaf.
Veined is also a combining form. ⇒ ...this distinctive blue-veined cheese.
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