fillet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fillet” in the English Dictionary

"fillet" in British English

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filletnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪl.ɪt/ UK (US filet)
a ​piece of ​meat or ​fish without ​bones: a ​piece of ​cod fillet fillet ofplaice smalltrout fillets fillet ​steak fillet of ​beef

filletverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈfɪl.ɪt/ UK (US filet)
to ​cut a ​piece of ​meat or ​fish from the ​bones
(Definition of fillet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fillet" in American English

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filletnoun [C/U]

(also filet)  us   /fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl·eɪ/
a ​piece of ​meat or ​fish without ​bones

filletverb [T]

(also filet)  us   /fiˈleɪ, ˈfɪl·eɪ/
to ​cut the ​flesh away from the ​bones of a ​fish: The ​customerwanted her ​fish filleted.
(Definition of fillet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fillet”
in Spanish filete…
in Vietnamese thịt, cá nạc, thịt thăn…
in Malaysian filet…
in Thai ชิ้นปลาหรือเนื้อทีไม่มกะดูก…
in French filet…
in German das Filet, Filet-……
in Chinese (Simplified) 无骨肉片, 去骨鱼片…
in Turkish kemiksiz et/balık…
in Russian филе…
in Indonesian daging tanpa tulang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無骨肉片, 去骨魚片…
in Polish filet…
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