Definition of floccule in English:

floccule

noun

  • A small clump of material that resembles a tuft of wool.

    • ‘It shows the microbial structure of the floccule.’
    • ‘After that, the floccule was collected, washed with distilled water and ethanol several times to remove ions and possible remnants in the final product.’
    clump, bunch, knot, cluster, tussock, tuffet
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Origin

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin flocculus, diminutive of floccus ‘flock’.

Pronunciation

floccule

/ˈflɑkjul//ˈfläkyo͞ol/