Definition of flokati in English:

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Pronunciation: /flōˈkädē/
(also flokati rug)

noun (plural flokatis)

A Greek woven woolen rug with a thick loose pile.
Example sentences
  • So roll out the flokati, pop your cork, crack open the ritz and come join the wild boys!
  • However, just as I was preparing to roll up the flokati I decided to give the ignition one more go and, amazingly, it worked.
  • The women of the village, having access to the wool, would weave Flokati rugs to be sold at bazaars during the winter.


Mid 20th century: from modern Greek phlokatē 'peasant's blanket'.

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