[ fahy-leyt ]
/ ˈfaɪ leɪt /
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Origin of filate
1820–30; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ate1
Words nearby filate
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Example sentences from the Web for filate
Filate: Diptera; antennae that are simple, without lateral hair or dilation: thread-like.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith