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Related to devein: debeard
tr.v. de·veined, de·vein·ing, de·veins
To remove the dark veinlike hindgut from (a shrimp, crayfish, or lobster).
1. (Anatomy) anatomy (generally) to remove a vein or veins from
2. (Cookery) (in cookery) to remove the intestinal tract, which resembles a vein, from (a shrimp or prawn)
to remove the dark dorsal vein of (a shrimp).