stownet

noun

Definition of stownet

  1. :  a funnel-shaped sprat trawl usually made with several sections of different mesh which diminishes in size toward the small end and usually anchored in a tideway

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of stownet

1stow + net


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up stownet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!