flocculent

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin floccus (flock of wool).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈflɒkjʊlənt/
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Adjective[edit]

flocculent (comparative more flocculent, superlative most flocculent)

  1. Flocculated, resembling bits of wool, woolly.
  2. Covered in a woolly substance; downy.
  3. Flaky.

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Noun[edit]

flocculent (plural flocculents)

  1. (astronomy) diminutive of flocculent spiral galaxy

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