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tr.v. de·veined, de·vein·ing, de·veins
To remove the dark veinlike hindgut from (a shrimp, crayfish, or lobster).
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vb (tr)
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)
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to remove the dark dorsal vein of (a shrimp).
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Verb1.devein - remove the dark dorsal vein of (a shrimp)
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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