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noun

a net or mesh bag on a long handle, used to scoop fish from water.

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Origin of dip net

First recorded in 1855–60

Definition for dip net (2 of 2)

dip-net
[ dip-net ]
/ ˈdɪpˌnɛt /

verb (used with object), dip-net·ted, dip-net·ting.

to scoop (fish) from water with a dip net.
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