Definition of flokati in US English:


(also flokati rug)

nounPlural flokatis

  • A Greek woven woolen rug with a thick loose pile.

    • ‘The women of the village, having access to the wool, would weave Flokati rugs to be sold at bazaars during the winter.’
    • ‘So roll out the flokati, pop your cork, crack open the ritz and come join the wild boys!’
    • ‘However, just as I was preparing to roll up the flokati I decided to give the ignition one more go and, amazingly, it worked.’
    • ‘Flokatis are a traditional Greek art, but they're as contemporary as today.’
    rug, runner, carpet, drugget
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1960s: from modern Greek phlokatē.