Definition for Artery

artery, n. [L. < Gk 'raise, lift up' or 'air'.] (webplay: blood, heart, lung, motion, name, vein, venous, wind-pipe).

  1. Outgoing blood channel; major blood vessel; main tube carrying blood from the heart; [fig.] source of life; means of existence.
  2. Red line; [fig.] colorful woods; scene of trees having red leaves.

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