- something resembling a small flock or tuft of wool.
- a bit of flocculent matter, as in a liquid.
Origin of floccule
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flocculus, flock or floc
- a small aggregate of flocculent material
- something resembling a tuft of wool
Word Origin for floccule
C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock ²
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