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filigrain

[fil-i-greyn] /ˈfɪl ɪˌgreɪn/
noun
1.
Also, filigrane.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < French filigrane watermark, filigree < Italian filigrana < Latin fīli-, combining form of fīlum thread + grāna, plural of grānum grain
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