- fusible or fusing
- fused; melted
- made by melting and molding, or casting; founded
Origin of fusilClassical Latin fusilis from fusus: see fuse
a light flintlock musket
Origin of fusilFr, origin, originally , steel for striking sparks from Medieval Latin focile from Classical Latin focus, hearth (in LL, fire): see focus
A light flintlock musket.
Origin of fusilFrench steel in a flintlock, firearm from Old French fuisil steel for a tinderbox from Vulgar Latin focīlis (petra) fire-(stone) from Late Latin focus fire from Latin hearth
(comparative more fusil, superlative most fusil)
- (obsolete) Capable of being melted or rendered fluid by heat; fusible.
- (obsolete) Running or flowing, like a liquid.
- (obsolete) Formed by melting and pouring into a mould; cast; founded.
Latin fusilis (“molten, fluid”).