filar

[ fahy-ler ]
/ ˈfaɪ lər /

adjective

of or relating to a thread or threads.
having threads or the like.

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Origin of filar

1870–75; <Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM filar

in·ter·fi·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for filar

filar
/ (ˈfaɪlə) /

adjective

of thread
(of an optical instrument) having fine threads across the eyepiece forming a reticle or set of cross wires

Word Origin for filar

C19: from Latin fīlum thread
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Medical definitions for filar

filar
[ fīlər ]

adj.

Relating to a thread or filament.
Composed of filaments or threadlike structures.
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