Meaning of FILLET in English

/ ˈfɪlɪt; NAmE fɪˈleɪ/ noun , verb

■ noun

( NAmE also filet ) [ C , U ] a piece of meat or fish that has no bones in it :

plaice fillets

a fillet of cod

fillet steak

■ verb

[ vn ] to remove the bones from a piece of fish or meat; to cut fish or meat into fillets



Middle English (denoting a band worn round the head): from Old French filet thread, based on Latin filum thread.

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