trellis

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1trel·lis

noun \ˈtre-ləs\

: a frame with long pieces of wood that cross each other that is used as a support for climbing plants

Full Definition of TRELLIS

1
:  a frame of latticework used as a screen or as a support for climbing plants
2
:  a construction (as a summerhouse) chiefly of latticework
3
:  an arrangement that forms or gives the effect of a lattice <a trellis of interlacing streams>
trel·lised \ˈtre-ləst\ adjective

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Origin of TRELLIS

Middle English trelis, from Anglo-French treleis, from Old French treille arbor, from Latin trichila summerhouse
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with TRELLIS

2trellis

transitive verb

Definition of TRELLIS

1
:  to provide with a trellis; especially :  to train (as a vine) on a trellis
2
:  to cross or interlace on or through :  interweave

First Known Use of TRELLIS

15th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with TRELLIS

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