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1. An ornamental work of fine wire.
2. Delicate and intricate ornamentation; usually, in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire.
3. Anything very delicate or fanciful; such as, a filigree of frost.

Corrupted from filigrane, a kind of enrichment on gold and silver, wrought delicately in the manner of little threads or grains, or of both intermixed.

This entry is located in the following units: filo-, fil-, filari- + (page 2) granulo-, granul-, granuli-, gran- + (page 1)