filamentous

[ fil-uh-men-tuh s ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈmɛn təs /

adjective

composed of or containing filaments.
pertaining to or resembling a filament.
bearing filaments.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. fil,
  2. filaceous,
  3. filagree,
  4. filament,
  5. filamentary,
  6. filar,
  7. filaria,
  8. filarial,
  9. filariasis,
  10. filaricide

Origin of filamentous

First recorded in 1665–75; filament + -ous

Related formsin·ter·fil·a·men·tous, adjectivenon·fil·a·men·tous, adjectiveun·fil·a·men·tous, adjective

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