verb. remove the dark dorsal vein of (a shrimp).
- get rid of
- de- (English)
- de (Latin)
- vein (English)
Example sentences of the word devein
Peel and devein 2 lbs.
2. Noun, singular or mass
To prepare them while the oven heats up, you'll need to peel, devein and skewer the shrimp, as well as toss them in your favorite seasonings and sauces.
3. Verb, base form
You can peel and devein the shrimp at this point, or wait until after you cook them.