Filigrain

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Filigrain Filigree. "With her head . . . touches the crown of filigrane ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • filigrain Earlier forms of filigree.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. filigrana,cf. It. filigrana, E. filigrane,), fr. L. filum,a thread + granum, grain. See File a row, and Grain, and cf. Filigree

Usage

In literature:

Watermark or photo-filigrain process.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
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