reticulation

[ ri-tik-yuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ rɪˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

a reticulated formation, arrangement, or appearance; network.

Origin of reticulation

First recorded in 1665–75; reticulate + -ion
Related formsin·ter·re·tic·u·la·tion, noun
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reticulation


n.

1670s, noun of action or state from reticulate (v.).

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