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English definition of “fillet”

fillet

noun [C/U] (also filet)  /fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl·eɪ/ us  
a piece of meat or fish without bones

fillet

verb [T] (also filet)  /fiˈleɪ, ˈfɪl·eɪ/ us  
to cut the flesh away from the bones of a fish: The customer wanted her fish filleted.
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