floccule

floccule

[flok-yool]
noun
1.
something resembling a small flock or tuft of wool.
2.
a bit of flocculent matter, as in a liquid.

Origin:
1835–45; < Neo-Latin flocculus. See floccus, -ule

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floccule, flocculus, flock or floc (ˈflɒkjuːl)
 
n
1.  a small aggregate of flocculent material
2.  something resembling a tuft of wool
 
[C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock²]
 
flocculus, flocculus, flock or floc
 
n
 
[C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock²]
 
flock, flocculus, flock or floc
 
n
 
[C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock²]
 
floc, flocculus, flock or floc
 
n
 
[C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock²]

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