flocky

[flok-ee]
adjective, flockier, flockiest.
like or characterized by flocks or tufts; flocculent.

Origin:
1590–1600; flock2 + -y1

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flock2 (flɒk)
 
n
1.  a tuft, as of wool, hair, cotton, etc
2.  a.  waste from fabrics such as cotton, wool, or other cloth used for stuffing mattresses, upholstered chairs, etc
 b.  (as modifier): flock mattress
3.  very small tufts of wool applied to fabrics, wallpaper, etc, to give a raised pattern
4.  another word for floccule
 
vb
5.  (tr) to fill, cover, or ornament with flock
 
[C13: from Old French floc, from Latin floccus; probably related to Old High German floccho down, Norwegian flugsa snowflake]
 
'flocky2
 
adj

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The surficial flocky layer was to be sampled if possible.
The loose flocky material common in the sewage site was rare.
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