A woven, usually woolen area rug with a long, soft pile, traditionally of Greek origin.
A rug with a thick, rough nap, that originated as a hand-woven, white wool rug in Greece, but is now also made in a variety of colors with synthetic fibers.
Origin of flokati
- Modern Greek flokáti peasant's blanket from flókos woolen pile, fluff from Latin floccus tuft of wool (probably via an Italian dialectal form) (akin to standard Italian fiocco tuft)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Greek φλοκάτη (flokáti)