sweep net

sweep net
noun
1. or sweep seine : a large fishing net usually paid out around an arc of a circle from a boat and then hauled ashore
2. : a bag-shaped net with a handle used by entomologists for catching insects by sweeping it over vegetation

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sweep net,
1. a large net enclosing a wide space, used in fishing.
2. a net used for catching insects, as by sweeping it over herbage.

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