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flokati

[floh-kah-tee] /floʊˈkɑ ti/
noun, plural flokatis.
1.
a thick, woolen rug with a shaggy pile, originally handwoven in Greece.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; < Modern Greek phlokátē a blanket or sleeveless cape of shaggy cloth < Balkan Romany; compare Aromanian flucat shaggy, fleecy < Vulgar Latin; see floccus, -ate1
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flokati

/fləˈkɑːtɪ/
noun
1.
a Greek hand-woven shaggy woollen rug
Word Origin
C20: from Modern Greek phlokatē a peasant's blanket
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