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Covered with tufts of soft hair, as the fruits of quince.
[Late Latin floccōsus, from Latin floccus, tuft of wool.]
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consisting of or covered with woolly tufts or hairs: floccose growths of bacteria.
[C18: from Latin floccōsus full of flocks of wool]
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|Adj.||1.||floccose - (of plants) having tufts of soft woolly hairs|
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