filature

noun
fil·​a·​ture | \ ˈfil-ə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce filature (audio) , -chər, -ˌt(y)u̇r\

Definition of filature

: a factory where silk is reeled

First Known Use of filature

1759, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for filature

French, from Late Latin filatus, past participle of filare

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