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Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From later [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] reticulum, a "reticle". The meaning is often wrongly interpreted as a "net", which is an older meaning of the Latin root word.
- (astronomy) A small constellation of the southern summer sky, said to resemble a reticle. It lies between the constellations of Horologium and Dorado.
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