noun fil·o·selle \¦filə¦sel, -¦zel\

Definition of filoselle



  1. :  soft silk thread for embroidery

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Origin and Etymology of filoselle

French, silk floss, filoselle, from Middle French, from Old Italian (dialect) filosello silkworm cocoon, silk floss, modification (influenced by filo thread, from Latin filum) of (assumed) Vulgar Latin follicellus, alteration of Latin folliculus small bag, husk, pod — more at file, follicle

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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