floccule definition by Webster's New World
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a small mass of matter resembling a soft tuft of wool, as in a suspension
Origin: see flocculus
floccule definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small, loosely held mass or aggregate of fine particles, resembling a tuft of wool and suspended in or precipitated from a solution. Also called flock2.
Origin: New Latin flocculus, flocculus; see flocculus.