fils

noun (1)
\ ˈfēs \

Definition of fils 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: son used after a family name to distinguish a son from his father

fils

noun (2)
\ ˈfils \
plural fils

Definition of fils (Entry 2 of 2)

a monetary subunit of the dinar (Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait), dirham (United Arab Emirates), and rial (Yemen) — see dinar, dirham, rial at Money Table

First Known Use of fils

Noun (1)

1786, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fils

Noun (1)

French, from Old French fils, fiz, fil, from Latin filius — more at feminine

Noun (2)

Arabic

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