- a threadlike structure; filament.
Origin of filum
1855–60; < Latin: a thread, filament, fiber
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Examples from the Web for fila
Lila answered, "I am not able to leave my friend Fila for half a second."
Fila replied, "To-day if I am to give you some of my ladu you must give me your vest."
So Lila took off his vest and gave it to Fila, and received a piece of ladu for it.
When Fila was brought he said to him, "My friend, do you not recognise me?"
Then Fila was very afraid, and said, "Then it is you who will now put out mine."
- anatomy any threadlike structure or part
Latin: thread, cord, fibre
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- A threadlike anatomical structure; a filament.
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