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

  • n. A single strand of untwisted synthetic fiber, such as nylon, used especially for fishing line.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A single strand of man-made fiber

Etymologies

mono- +‎ filament (Wiktionary)

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