Nervure meaning

nûrvyər
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(entomology) A vein in the wing of an insect.
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(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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Origin of nervure

  • French from Old French nerveure strap from nerf sinew from Latin nervus nerve

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French nervure.

    From Wiktionary