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floccus Syllabification: floc·cus
Pronunciation: /ˈfläkəs/

Definition of floccus in English:

noun (plural flocciˈfläkˌsī-ˌsē)

A tuft of wool or similar clump of fibers or filaments.


Mid 19th century: from Latin, 'lock or tuft of wool'. Compare with flock2.

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