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FILIGREE

ornamental work especially of fine wire of gold, silver, or copper applied chiefly to gold and silver surfaces

The meaning of the word filigree is ornamental work especially of fine wire of gold, silver, or copper applied chiefly to gold and silver surfaces.

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