PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

filão m (plural filões)

  1. (mineralogy) vein, lode, streak
  2. (figurative) an advantageous or beneficial situation
  3. (Brazil, countryside of São Paulo) pão francês

Usage notesEdit

The sense of pão francês is common in cities such as Ribeirão Preto, Piracicaba and Sorocaba.