Meaning of FLOCCULENT in English


Pronunciation: ' flä-ky ə -l ə nt

Function: adjective

Etymology: Latin flocc us + English -ulent

Date: 1800

1 : resembling wool especially in loose fluffy organization

2 : containing, consisting of, or occurring in the form of loosely aggregated particles or soft flakes <a flocculent precipitate>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.