Meaning of FILÉ in English
/fi lay", fee"lay/ , n. New Orleans Cookery.
a powder made from the ground leaves of the sassafras tree, used as a thickener and to impart a pungent taste to soups, gumbos, and other dishes. Also called filé powder .
[ 1800-10, Amer.; filer; see FILE 1 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012