Meaning of FLOCCULUS in English

-_ləs noun

( plural floccu·li -ˌlī)

Etymology: Late Latin flocculus — more at floccule

1. : a small loosely aggregated mass (as of wool) : flake , floccule , floc


[New Latin, from Late Latin]

: a small irregular lobe on the under surface of each hemisphere of the cerebellum that is linked with the corresponding side of the nodulus by a peduncle


[New Latin, from Late Latin]

: a bright or dark patch on the sun seen in the light of calcium or hydrogen usually in the vicinity of sunspots or other active regions — compare plage

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