graticule


grat·i·cule

noun \ˈgra-tə-ˌkyül\

Definition of GRATICULE

1
:  reticle
2
:  the network of lines of latitude and longitude upon which a map is drawn

Origin of GRATICULE

French, from Latin craticula fine latticework, diminutive of cratis wickerwork, hurdle
First Known Use: 1914

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