flokati

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Greek φλοκάτη(flokáti).

Noun[edit]

flokati ‎(plural flokatis)

  1. A handwoven woolen rug with a thick pile.
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage 2000, p. 24:
      The woolly flotakis in the bedrooms, terracotta and ceramic tiles elsewhere; the few antiques Elise had skilfully harmonised with large and comfortable modern module pieces.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:flokati.