Filaceous Fi*la"ceous (? or ?), a. [L. filum thread.] Composed of threads. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • filaceous — /fi lāˈshəs/ adjective Composed of threads ORIGIN: L fīlum a thread …   Useful english dictionary

  • filaceous — SYN: filamentous. [L. filum, a thread] * * * fi·la·ceous (fi laґshəs) filamentous (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • filaceous — adj. thread like, made of threads …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filamentous — 1. Threadlike in structure. SYN: filiform (1). 2. Composed of filaments or threadlike structures. SYN: filaceous, filar (2). * * * fil·a·men·tous (fil″ə menґtəs) 1. pertaining to or composed of filaments; called also filaceous and …   Medical dictionary

  • filament — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Threadlike fiber Nouns 1. filament, line; fiber, fibril; funicle, vein, hair, capillament, capillary, cilium, tendril, gossamer; hairline. 2. string, chord, thread, cotton, sewing silk, twine, twist;… …   English dictionary for students

  • Filament — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Filament >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 filament filament line Sgm: N 1 fiber fiber fibril Sgm: N 1 funicle funicle vein Sgm: N 1 hair hair capillament cilium …   English dictionary for students

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