filasse

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

from fil 'thread'

Noun[edit]

filasse f (plural filasses)

  1. bunch of filaments provening from the protective skin of such fiber plants as flax (used for linen) and cannabis
  2. (metonymy) its distinctive bleak color
  3. something of that color, especially blond hair
  4. a yellowish-blond haired person; a towhead

Etymology 2[edit]

From filer

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Verb[edit]

filasse

  1. first-person singular imperfect subjunctive of filer

References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

filasse

  1. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of filare