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retiary

[ ree-shee-er-ee ]
/ ˈri ʃiˌɛr i /
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adjective
using a net or any entangling device.
making a net or web, as a spider.
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Origin of retiary

1640–50; <Latin rēt- (stem of rēte) net + -i- + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for retiary

retiary
/ (ˈriːtɪərɪ, -ʃɪə-) /

adjective
rare of, relating to, or resembling a net or web

Word Origin for retiary

C17: from Latin retiarius
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