• (British) IPA: /ˈnəːvj(ʊ)ə/

nervure (plural nervures)

  1. topics en A vein in the wing of an insect.
  2. (botany, now rare) Any of the veins that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ.
  3. (architecture) One of the ribs in a groined vault; a projecting moulding.

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