Definition of reticule noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈretɪkjuːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈretɪkjuːl//
(old use or humorous)
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a woman’s small bag, usually made of cloth and with a string that can be pulled tight to close it Word Originearly 18th cent.: from French réticule, from Latin reticulum, diminutive of rete ‘net’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reticule