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fishnet

[ fish-net ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌnɛt /
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noun

a net for catching fish.
a fabric having an open mesh resembling a fishnet.

adjective

being of an open-mesh weave: fishnet stockings.

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Origin of fishnet

before 1000; Middle English; Old English fiscnett.See fish, net1
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British Dictionary definitions for fishnet

fishnet
/ (ˈfɪʃˌnɛt) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a net for catching fish
  1. an open mesh fabric resembling netting
  2. (as modifier)fishnet tights
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