nervure


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nervure \Nerv"ure\ (n[~e]rv"[-u]r), n. [F. See Nerve.]
   1. (Bot.) One of the nerves of leaves.
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   2. (Zool.) One of the chitinous supports, or veins, in the
      wings of insects.
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