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floc

[ flok ]
/ flɒk /
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noun

Also flock. a tuftlike mass, as in a chemical precipitate.

verb (used with or without object), flocced, floc·cing.

to amass or collect into flocs.

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Origin of floc

1920–25; <Latin floccusfloccus
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British Dictionary definitions for floc

floc
/ (flɒk) /

noun

another word for floccule
C20: from Latin floccus a tuft of wool, flock ²
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