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flokati

[ floh-kah-tee ]
/ floʊˈkɑ ti /
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noun, plural flo·ka·tis.

a thick, woolen rug with a shaggy pile, originally handwoven in Greece.

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Origin of flokati

First recorded in 1965–70; from Modern Greek phlokátē “a blanket or sleeveless cape of shaggy cloth,” from Balkan Romani; compare Vlach flucat “shaggy, fleecy,” from Vulgar Latin; see floccus, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for flokati

flokati
/ (fləˈkɑːtɪ) /

noun

a Greek hand-woven shaggy woollen rug
C20: from Modern Greek phlokatē a peasant's blanket
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