flocculence

noun

floc·​cu·​lence
ˈfläkyələn(t)s
variants or less commonly flocculency
-nsē
plural flocculences also flocculencies
1
: a flocculent state
2
: something that gives a flocculent material or surface its character (as the waxy secretion of flocculent insects)

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“Flocculence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flocculence. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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