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Blend of locks +‎ beautician


loctician (plural locticians)

  1. A hairdresser who styles the hair into dreadlocks.
    • 2016, Crystal Aguh, Ginette A. Okoye, Fundamentals of Ethnic Hair: The Dermatologist's Perspective, page 44:
      Consultation with a natural hair specialist or dreadlocks specialist (loctician) is recommended prior to starting the locking process.
    • 2021, Maja Tabea Jerrentrup, A Twisted Style, page 68:
      Of course, there are more informal ways to get and maintain dreadlocks than to book a more or less professional loctician.