[ flok ]
/ flɒk /
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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
Words nearby floc
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British Dictionary definitions for floc
/ (flɒk) /
another word for floccule
Word Origin for floc
C20: from Latin floccus a tuft of wool, flock ²
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