Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing threads, or bearing thread-like growths, as some plants, insects, mollusks, etc.; specifically, in entomology, bearing very slender, thread-like organs, as the abdomen of a May-fly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Producing threads.

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  • adjective Producing threads.

Etymologies

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Latin filum a thread + -ferous.

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