Meaning of LATTICE in English


/ ˈlætɪs; NAmE / noun

[ U , C ] (also ˈlat·tice·work [ U ]) a structure that is made of strips of wood or metal that cross over each other with spaces shaped like a diamond between them, used, for example, as a fence; any structure or pattern like this :

a low wall of stone latticework

a lattice of branches

►  lat·ticed / ˈlætɪst; NAmE / adjective



Middle English : from Old French lattis , from latte lath, of Germanic origin.

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