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noun 
  1. A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material. It is commonly used as a garden trellis.
  2. (crystallography) a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points, often decorated with a motif.
    1. (algebra) A partially ordered set in which every pair of elements has a unique supremum and an infimum.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: rooster, tralies
  • French: treillage , treillis , grillage
  • German: Gitter
  • Spanish: celosí­a , rejilla , enrejado (1); reticulado , latis , enrejado (2)
Etymology: From Middle English latis < Middle French lattis ('lathing').


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