follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

bobbinet

[bob-uh-net] /ˌbɒb əˈnɛt/
noun
1.
a net of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; bobbi(n) + net1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for bobbinet
  • The submerged end of the live box was covered with bobbinet to retain the test fish but permit water circulation.
British Dictionary definitions for bobbinet

bobbinet

/ˌbɒbɪˈnɛt/
noun
1.
a netted fabric of hexagonal mesh, made on a lace machine
Word Origin
C19: see bobbin, net1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for bobbinet
bobbinet
1819, from bobbin + net.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for bobbinet

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for bobbinet

14
18
Scrabble Words With Friends