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filigrain

or fil·i·grane

[ fil-i-greyn ]
/ ˈfɪl ɪˌgreɪn /
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noun
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Origin of filigrain

1660–70; <French filigrane watermark, filigree <Italian filigrana<Latin fīli-, combining form of fīlum thread + grāna, plural of grānumgrain
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