floccule

[ flok-yool ]

noun
  1. something resembling a small flock or tuft of wool.

  2. a bit of flocculent matter, as in a liquid.

Origin of floccule

1
From the New Latin word flocculus, dating back to 1835–45. See floccus, -ule

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British Dictionary definitions for floccule

floccule

flocculus, flock or floc

/ (ˈflɒkjuːl) /


noun
  1. a small aggregate of flocculent material

  2. something resembling a tuft of wool

Origin of floccule

1
C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock ²

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