Adjective "Devein" definition and examples

(Devein may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/diːˈveɪn/

Definitions and examples

verb

Remove the main central vein from (a shrimp or prawn)
  1. 'They deveined some shrimps, cooked a curry sauce with coconut milk, strained it and then dropped the shrimps in and let it boil and simmer.'
  2. 'As far as I'm concerned, all she had to say was that they were already deveined.'
  3. 'Here are two ways to devein shrimp with the shell on.'
  4. 'Peel and devein the prawns, leaving the tails intact.'

More definitions

verb (used with object)

1. to remove the dark dorsal vein of (a shrimp).

Origin

(devein)