Floccus : Definition

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Definitions of Floccus

Pronunciation : Floc"cus
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [L., a flock of wool.]
Definition : 1. (Zoöl.) (a) The tuft of hair terminating the tail of mammals. (b) A tuft of feathers on the head of young birds.

2. (Bot.)

Defn: A woolly filament sometimes occuring with the sporules of certain fungi.

pl. Flocci.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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