Meaning of parallel-veined

par•al•lel-veined

Pronunciation: (par'u-lel"vānd', -lul-), [key]
— adj. Bot.
  1. having closely spaced longitudinal veins, as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants. Cf.
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