The definition of lattice is a structure made from wood or metal pieces arranged in a criss-cross or diamond pattern with spaces in between.(noun)
A metal fence that is made up of pieces of metal arranged in criss-cross patterns with open air in between the pieces of metal is an example of lattice.
See lattice in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME latis < OFr lattis < latte < MHG < OHG latta: see lath
See lattice in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English latis
Origin: , from Old French lattis
Origin: , from latte, lath
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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