Meaning of FLOCCULUS in English


Pronunciation: -l ə s

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -li \ - ˌ l ī , - ˌ l ē \

Etymology: Late Latin, diminutive of Latin floccus tuft of wool

Date: 1799

1 : a small loosely aggregated mass

2 : a bright or dark patch on the sun

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