Dictionary.com

filamentous

[ fil-uh-men-tuhs ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈmɛn təs /
Save This Word!

adjective
composed of or containing filaments.
pertaining to or resembling a filament.
bearing filaments.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of filamentous

First recorded in 1665–75; filament + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM filamentous

in·ter·fil·a·men·tous, adjectivenon·fil·a·men·tous, adjectiveun·fil·a·men·tous, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use filamentous in a sentence

FEEDBACK