flossa

noun, sometimes capitalized
flos·​sa | \ ˈfläsə, ˈflȯsə \
plural -s

Definition of flossa

: a Scandinavian handwoven carpet also : the weave typical of such carpets

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History and Etymology for flossa

Swedish, short for flossamatta, from Swedish dialect floss long flock of wool + matta rug, carpet

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“Flossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flossa. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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