flokati

[floh-kah-tee]

noun, plural flo·ka·tis.

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

Origin of flokati

1965–70; < Modern Greek phlokátē a blanket or sleeveless cape of shaggy cloth < Balkan Romany; compare Aromanian flucat shaggy, fleecy < Vulgar Latin; see floccus, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for flokati

flokati

noun

a Greek hand-woven shaggy woollen rug

Word Origin for flokati

C20: from Modern Greek phlokatē a peasant's blanket
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