reseau

noun

re·​seau rā-ˈzō How to pronounce reseau (audio)
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plural reseaux rā-ˈzōz How to pronounce reseau (audio)
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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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of reseau was in 1578

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Cite this Entry

“Reseau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reseau. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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