[ mesh-wurk ]
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  1. meshed material or a structure of meshes; a network.

Origin of meshwork

First recorded in 1820–30; mesh + work

Words Nearby meshwork Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use meshwork in a sentence

  • My first boma was a meshwork of thorns piled and interwoven together with the architectural simplicity of an Eskimo igloo.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • Again, there is between the cells a meshwork of yellow elastic fibers, and this is called yellow fibro-cartilage (Fig. 8).

    A Practical Physiology | Albert F. Blaisdell