Main definitions of mist-net in English

: mist-net1mist-net2

mist-net1

Pronunciation /ˈmɪstˌnɛt/

noun

  • A net made of very fine threads, used to trap birds, etc., for ringing or examination.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Far East Quarterly. From mist + net.

Main definitions of mist-net in English

: mist-net1mist-net2

mist-net2

Pronunciation /ˈmɪstˌnɛt/

verb

  • with object To trap in a mist-net.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Far East Quarterly. From mist-net.