clapnet


clapnet
/ˈklæpnɛt/ (say 'klapnet)

noun
a net, as used by entomologists, which closes quickly when a string is pulled.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • clapnet — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: clap (I) + net : a net made to close or clap together suddenly for capturing birds * * * clapˈnet noun A net made to clap together suddenly by pulling a string • • • Main Entry: ↑clap …   Useful english dictionary

  • daynet — noun obsolete : clapnet …   Useful english dictionary