Definition of fillet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɪlɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//fɪˈleɪ//
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(North American English also filet) [countable, uncountable] a piece of meat or fish that has no bones in it plaice fillets a fillet of cod fillet steak fillet of beef with a red wine sauce See related entries: Meat Word OriginMiddle English (denoting a band worn round the head): from Old French filet ‘thread’, based on Latin filum ‘thread’.
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