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retiary

[ree-shee-er-ee] /ˈri ʃiˌɛr i/
adjective
1.
using a net or any entangling device.
2.
3.
making a net or web, as a spider.
Origin of retiary
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin rēt- (stem of rēte) net + -i- + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for retiary

retiary

/ˈriːtɪərɪ; -ʃɪə-/
adjective
1.
(rare) of, relating to, or resembling a net or web
Word Origin
C17: from Latin retiarius
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