||Does anyone know the origin of the word filter?|
Lewis Joplin II
From "The Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology" by Robert K. Barnhart (HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1995). Page 281.|
"filter (noun) Probably before 1425 'filtre' felt (used to filter liquids); borrowed through Middle French 'filtre,' and directly from Medieval Latin 'filtrum' felt (used to filter liquids), from a Germanic source (compare Old Saxon 'filt' felt). - (verb) 1576, pass (a liquid) through a filter..."
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