reseau

noun
re·​seau | \ rā-ˈzō How to pronounce reseau (audio) , ri- \
plural reseaux\ rā-​ˈzōz How to pronounce reseau (audio) , 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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“Reseau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reseau. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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