Graticule definition

grătĭ-kyo͝ol
A grid of longitudinal and latitudinal lines, on which maps are drawn.
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Noun

Singular:
graticule
Plural:
graticules

Origin of graticule

  • French graticule grid from Italian graticola gridiron for broiling food, grid from Latin crātīcula small gridiron griddle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition