Definition of floccus in US English:

floccus

noun

  • A tuft of wool or similar clump of fibers or filaments.

    clump, bunch, knot, cluster, tussock, tuffet
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Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin, ‘lock or tuft of wool’. Compare with flock.

Pronunciation

floccus

/ˈfläkəs/