Other Word Forms of Creel
Origin of Creel
Uncertain. Possibly from Middle English crele, from a Old French root *creille, variant of greille (cf. French grille), from Latin crāticula. The English word may also have been of Scottish origin originally.
Middle English crel from Old French creille latticework from Latin crātīcula gridiron diminutive of crātis wickerwork
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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