Filature : Definition

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Definitions of Filature

Pronunciation : Fil"a*ture
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [LL. filatura, fr. filare to spin: cf. F. filature. See Filatory.]
Definition : 1. A drawing out into threads; hence, the reeling of silk from cocoons. Ure.

2. A reel for drawing off silk from cocoons; also, an establishment for reeling silk.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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