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  1. (verb) To remove the veins from

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Sprinkled among the recipes are dozens of illustrated tips on kitchen skills: how to carve and bone, of course, but also how to devein a shrimp and clean a pizza baking stone a baking-soda slurry helps. - Classics Made New
  2. When the shrimp are cool enough, peel the shells and devein. - Cristeta Comerford: A Taste of the Gulf at the White House
  3. Among the accomplishments cited in his Time magazine obituary are debunking “such myths as the need to wash mushrooms, devein shrimp and press garlic” and preaching the “imaginative use of leftovers.” - Recipe: Cannelloni with Spinach Filling (Κανελόνια με Σπανάκι)
  4. I did not realize the Chapala vendors would peel and devein the shrimp. - Shrimp
  5. Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails intact if desired. - Barra Vieja Style Shrimp: Camarones Estilo Barra Vieja


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