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- n. A filament
- n. Any villous or hairy covering; a fine fibre or filament, as of the nerves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A filament.
- n. Any villous or hairy covering; a fine fiber or filament, as of the nerves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A filament or fine fiber; specifically, in botany, the filament forming the stalk of the stamen; a small fine thread like a hair.
Latin capillamentum, from capillus hair: compare French capillament. (Wiktionary)