Meaning of “fillet” in the English Dictionary

"fillet" in British English

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filletnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈfɪl.ɪt/ us /ˈfɪl.ɪt/ UK US filet

filletverb [ T ]

uk /ˈfɪl.ɪt/ 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 customer wanted her fish filleted.

(Definition of “fillet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)