filum etymology

Latin word filum comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰiH-(s-)lo-

Detailed word origin of filum

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*gʷʰiH-(s-)lo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
filum Latin (lat) Texture, style, nature. Thread, string, filament, fiber. Wick of a lamp.