- 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 fusilFrench origin, originally , steel for striking sparks ; from Medieval Latin focile ; from Classical Latin focus, hearth (in Late Latin 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”).