The definition of a fillet is a thin strip or a band of something.(noun)
An example of a fillet is a thin, boneless slice of flounder.
Fillet is defined as to bone and slice meat or fish, or bind and decorate.(verb)
An example of fillet is to bone and cut up a whole fish into thin slices.
See fillet in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME filet < OFr, dim. of fil: see file
See fillet in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English filet
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , diminutive of fil, thread
Origin: , from Latin fīlum; see gwhī- in Indo-European roots.
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