filoselle

/ (ˌfɪləʊˈsɛl) /

noun

soft silk thread, used esp for embroidery

Nearby words

  1. filoplume,
  2. filopodium,
  3. filopressure,
  4. filoque,
  5. filose,
  6. filosus,
  7. filovirus,
  8. fils,
  9. filt.,
  10. filter

Word Origin for filoselle

C17: from French: silk, silkworm, from Italian filosello, perhaps from Latin folliculus little bag

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