noun, plural flokatis.
a thick, woolen rug with a shaggy pile, originally handwoven in Greece.

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To flokati
World English Dictionary
flokati (fləˈkɑːtɪ)
a Greek hand-woven shaggy woollen rug
[C20: from Modern Greek phlokatē a peasant's blanket]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Wool flokati carpets and rugs--alternative washing procedure.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature