[fil-uh-beg] /ˈfɪl əˌbɛg/
the kilt or pleated skirt worn by Scottish Highlanders.
the kilt worn by Scottish Highlanders
[fil-uh-sahyd] /ˈfɪl əˌsaɪd/ noun 1. a person who kills his or her son or daughter. 2. the act of killing one’s son or daughter: Ancient myth contains numerous examples of filicide. /ˈfɪlɪˌsaɪd/ noun 1. the act of killing one’s own son or daughter 2. a person who does this n. 1660s, “action of killing a […]
[fil-uh-fawrm, fahy-luh-] /ˈfɪl əˌfɔrm, ˈfaɪ lə-/ adjective 1. threadlike; filamentous. /ˈfɪlɪˌfɔːm; ˈfaɪ-/ adjective 1. (biology) having the form of a thread filiform fil·i·form (fĭl’ə-fôrm’, fī’lə-) adj. Having the form of or resembling a thread or filament.
- Filiform bougie
filiform bougie n. A very slender bougie usually used for exploration of strictures or sinus tracts having small diameters.
- Filiform papilla
filiform papilla n. Any of numerous elongated conical projections on the back of the tongue.