flokati

[floh-kah-tee]

noun, plural flo·ka·tis.

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

Nearby words

  1. flocky,
  2. flodden,
  3. floe,
  4. floeberg,
  5. flog,
  6. flong,
  7. flood,
  8. flood basalt,
  9. flood control,
  10. flood insurance

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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