Definition of varicose vein noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

varicose vein

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌværɪkəʊs ˈveɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌværɪkoʊs ˈveɪn//
 
 
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a vein, especially one in the leg, which has become swollen and painful
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: varicose vein