flocculate

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flocculus, diminutive of floccus, a flock (tuft).

Verb[edit]

flocculate (third-person singular simple present flocculates, present participle flocculating, simple past and past participle flocculated)

  1. To collect together in a loose aggregation like flocks (tufts) of wool.

Usage notes[edit]

The verb can be used both transitively and intransitively, with the latter being more common in modern usage.


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

flocculate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of flocculare
  2. second-person plural imperative of flocculare
  3. feminine plural of flocculato