reseau

noun
re·seau | \rā-ˈzō, ri-\
plural reseaux\rā-ˈzōz, ri- \

Definition of reseau 

1 : a net ground or foundation in lace

2 : a grid photographed by a separate exposure onto a plate containing star images to facilitate astronomical measurements

First Known Use of reseau

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for reseau

French réseau, literally, network, from Old French resel, diminutive of rais net, from Latin retis, rete

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