Origin of flocculent
Examples from the Web for flocculent
Historical Examples of flocculent
The oil of winter-green was in a flocculent state at 56 degrees, and solid at 63 degrees.The Ocean and its Wonders
The particles of this pigment are flocculent and very uniform in appearance.Paint Technology and Tests
Henry A. Gardner
They are very flexible, and easily reducible into a flocculent mass.
It is further stated that the "right pleura was coated with flocculent lymph, and the cavity contained serous fluid," etc.
A white, flocculent precipitate results, which rapidly condenses to a crystalline powder, and turns blue on ignition.Field's Chromatography
"resembling wool," 1800, from Latin floccus "lock of hair, flock of wool" + -ulent. Related: Floculence.