Definition of floccus in English:

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floccus

Pronunciation: /ˈfläkəs/

noun (plural flocci /ˈfläkˌsī/ /-ˌsē/)

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

Origin

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

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Syllabification: floc·cus

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