Gillnet definition

gĭlnĕt
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To catch (fish) by means of a gill net.
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(fishing) A vertical net, often resting on the sea floor, which entangles fish in the netting, frequently by the gills.
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To fish using a gillnet.
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Noun

Singular:
gillnet
Plural:
gillnets

Origin of gillnet