nervure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French nervure.

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Noun[edit]

nervure ‎(plural nervures)

  1. (entomology) A vein in the wing of an insect.
  2. (botany, now rare) Any of the veins that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nerf +‎ -ure.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nervure f ‎(plural nervures)

  1. nervure

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