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Table 3 Polysemic words

From: Weaving words for textile museums: the development of the linked SILKNOW thesaurus

English Spanish French Italian
Yarn (From the Old English “gearn”. A term used to designate thread prepared for weaving or knitting) Hilo (hilo) Fil (fil) Filo (filo)
Thread (a component of a silk yarn, it is the product of winding together without twist a number of filaments or fibres.) Hilo (hebra) Fil (fibre) Filo (filone)