Fillet Definition

fĭlĭt
fillets
noun
fillets
A narrow strip of ribbon or similar material, often worn as a headband.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
A narrow band worn around the head as to hold the hair in place.
Webster's New World
A flat, square molding separating other moldings.
Webster's New World
A lean, boneless piece of meat.
Webster's New World
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verb
fillets
To bind or decorate with a band, molding, etc.
Webster's New World
To bone and slice (meat or fish)
Webster's New World

To apply, create, or specify a rounded or filled corner to.

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Other Word Forms of Fillet

Noun

Singular:
fillet
Plural:
fillets

Origin of Fillet

  • Middle English filet from Old French diminutive of fil thread from Latin fīlum gwhī- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Middle French filet, ultimately from Latin fīlum (“thread”).

    From Wiktionary

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