flokati rug

noun

flo·​ka·​ti rug flō-ˈkä-tē- How to pronounce flokati rug (audio)
: a handwoven Greek woolen rug with a thick shaggy pile

called also flokati

Examples of flokati rug in a Sentence

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Word History

Etymology

Modern Greek phlokatē

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flokati rug was in 1967

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“Flokati rug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flokati%20rug. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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