- (constellation) A small constellation of the southern summer sky, said to resemble a reticle. It lies between the constellations of Horologium and Dorado.
Etymology: Named by the French astronomer w:Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From later reticulum, a "reticle". The meaning is often wrongly interpreted as a "net", which is an older meaning of the Latin root word.
- French: Réticule
- German: Netz
- Spanish: Reticulum
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noun (reticul, a)
Etymology: From reticulumLatin, reticulum, a "net"
- A network
- A pattern of interconnected objects.
- (zoology): The second stomach in a cow or other ruminant
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