filete

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French filet (soft piece of meat).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: fi‧le‧te

Noun[edit]

filete m (plural filetes)

  1. (Portugal) fillet (a strip or compact piece of meat or fish)
    Synonym: (Brazil) filé

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French filet (small string).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: fi‧le‧te

Noun[edit]

filete m (plural filetes)

  1. very thin or narrow string (of light, water, solid material, etc.)
  2. ornamental stripe or ribbon
    Synonyms: debrum, orla
  3. (architecture) listel, fillet: straight and flat frame of a building, often separating the flutings of a shaft
    Synonym: listel
  4. (anatomy) soft branch of a nerve
  5. (botany) the part of the stamen holding the anther

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 filete” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 filete” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French filet, from Middle French filet, from Old French filet (strip, thread, ligament or filament), from fil (with the diminutive suffix -et), from Latin fīlum (string or thread), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰis-lom, from the root *gʷʰi-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fiˈlete/ [fiˈle.t̪e]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ete
  • Hyphenation: fi‧le‧te

Noun[edit]

filete m (plural filetes)

  1. fillet, steak
    Synonym: bife
  2. thread of a screw
    Synonym: rosca
  3. (architecture) fillet (space between two flutings in a shaft).
    Synonym: listel

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