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Origin of filose
1815–25; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ose1
Words nearby filose
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British Dictionary definitions for filose
/ (ˈfaɪləʊs, -ləʊz) /
biology resembling or possessing a thread or threadlike processfilose pseudopodia
Word Origin for filose
C19: from Latin fīlum thread
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