Meaning of FLOCCUS in English

ˈfläkəs noun

( plural floc·ci -äˌkī, -äˌkē, -äkˌsī, -äkˌsē)

Etymology: Latin, akin to Old High German blaha coarse linen, Old Swedish blā, blār oakum, Old Norse blæja cloth, bed sheet

1. : a tuft of woolly hairs on a plant ; specifically : a mass of hyphal filaments or portion of mycelium of a fungus


[New Latin, from Latin]

: one of the small masses or tufts making up certain cloud formations

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