fi·​let fi-ˈlā How to pronounce filet (audio)
: a lace with a square mesh and geometric designs

Word History


French, literally, net

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of filet was in 1838

Dictionary Entries Near filet

Cite this Entry

“Filet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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