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trel·lis

 (trĕl′ĭs)
n.
1. A structure of open latticework, especially one used as a support for vines and other climbing plants.
2. An arbor or arch made of latticework.
tr.v. trel·lised, trel·lis·ing, trel·lis·es
1. To provide (an area) with a trellis.
2. To cause or allow (a vine, for example) to grow on a trellis.

[Middle English trelis, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *trilīcius, from Latin trilīx, trilīc-, woven with three threads : tri-, tri- + līcium, thread.]
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trellis

(ˈtrɛlɪs)
n
1. (Horticulture) a structure or pattern of latticework, esp one used to support climbing plants
2. an arch made of latticework
vb (tr)
3. to interweave (strips of wood, etc) to make a trellis
4. to provide or support with a trellis
[C14: from Old French treliz fabric of open texture, from Late Latin trilīcius woven with three threads, from Latin tri- + līcium thread]
ˈtrellis-ˌlike adj
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trel•lis

(ˈtrɛl ɪs)

n.
1. a frame or structure of latticework; lattice.
2. such a framework used as a support for growing vines or plants.
3. a summerhouse, arch, etc., made chiefly or completely of latticework.
4. something with interwoven or interconnected parts suggesting a latticework.
v.t.
5. to furnish with a trellis.
6. to enclose in a trellis.
7. to train or support on a trellis.
8. to form into or like a trellis.
[1350–1400; Middle English trelis < Middle French (n.) < Late Latin trilīcius (for Latin trilīx) woven with three threads = Latin tri- tri- + -līcius, adj. derivative of līcium thread]
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trellis


Past participle: trellised
Gerund: trellising

Imperative
trellis
trellis
Present
I trellis
you trellis
he/she/it trellises
we trellis
you trellis
they trellis
Preterite
I trellised
you trellised
he/she/it trellised
we trellised
you trellised
they trellised
Present Continuous
I am trellising
you are trellising
he/she/it is trellising
we are trellising
you are trellising
they are trellising
Present Perfect
I have trellised
you have trellised
he/she/it has trellised
we have trellised
you have trellised
they have trellised
Past Continuous
I was trellising
you were trellising
he/she/it was trellising
we were trellising
you were trellising
they were trellising
Past Perfect
I had trellised
you had trellised
he/she/it had trellised
we had trellised
you had trellised
they had trellised
Future
I will trellis
you will trellis
he/she/it will trellis
we will trellis
you will trellis
they will trellis
Future Perfect
I will have trellised
you will have trellised
he/she/it will have trellised
we will have trellised
you will have trellised
they will have trellised
Future Continuous
I will be trellising
you will be trellising
he/she/it will be trellising
we will be trellising
you will be trellising
they will be trellising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trellising
you have been trellising
he/she/it has been trellising
we have been trellising
you have been trellising
they have been trellising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trellising
you will have been trellising
he/she/it will have been trellising
we will have been trellising
you will have been trellising
they will have been trellising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trellising
you had been trellising
he/she/it had been trellising
we had been trellising
you had been trellising
they had been trellising
Conditional
I would trellis
you would trellis
he/she/it would trellis
we would trellis
you would trellis
they would trellis
Past Conditional
I would have trellised
you would have trellised
he/she/it would have trellised
we would have trellised
you would have trellised
they would have trellised
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trellis - latticework used to support climbing plantstrellis - latticework used to support climbing plants
espalier - a trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
fretwork, latticework, lattice - framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
Verb1.trellis - train on a trellis, as of a vinetrellis - train on a trellis, as of a vine  
train - cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it; "train the vine"
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trellis

noun framework, mesh, grille, lattice, tracery, latticework, espalier, trelliswork Sweet peas can be trained to grow up a trellis.
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Translations

trellis

[ˈtrelɪs] Nespaldera f, enrejado m (Bot) → espaldera f, espaldar m
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trellis

[ˈtrɛlɪs] ntreillis m, treillage m
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trellis

nGitter nt; (for plants also) → Spalier nt
vt (= furnish with trellis)mit einem Gitter or Spalier versehen; vines etcam Spalier ziehen
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trellis

[ˈtrɛlɪs] ngraticcio; (arched) → pergola
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