Flocculus Definition

A small, woolly or hairy tuft or mass.
Webster's New World
A small lobe on the underside of each half of the cerebellum.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
Any of various cloudlike or filamentary masses of luminous gas appearing as bright patches on the surface of the sun often surrounding sunspots.
American Heritage

Origin of Flocculus

  • New Latin diminutive of Latin floccus tuft of wool

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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