Filet definition

fĭ-lā, fĭlā
A net or lace with a simple pattern of squares.
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Needlework done on a background of this net.
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A net or lace with a simple pattern on a square mesh background.
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Alternative form of fillet.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
filet
Plural:
filets

Origin of filet

  • French from Old French diminutive of fil thread from Latin fīlum file1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition