Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Threadlike.
  • adjective Having or ending in a threadlike part or process.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Thread-like; thready; ending in a thread; drawn out like a thread.
  • Specifically, of or pertaining to the Filosa.

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

  • adjective Terminating in a threadlike process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Terminating in a thread-like process.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin fīlum, thread; see gwhī- in Indo-European roots + –ose.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin filum a thread.

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