Definition of floccus
flocci\-äˌkī, -äˌkē, -äkˌsī, -äkˌsē\
1 : a tuft of woolly hairs on a plant; specifically : a mass of hyphal filaments or portion of mycelium of a fungus
2 [New Latin, from Latin] : one of the small masses or tufts making up certain cloud formations
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Origin and Etymology of floccus
Latin, akin to Old High German blaha coarse linen, Old Swedish blā, blār oakum, Old Norse blæja cloth, bed sheet
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