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Meaning of FLOCCULENT

Pronunciation:  'flâkyulunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a fluffy character or appearance
 

FLOCCULENT is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: soft, woolly, wooly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Floc"cu*lent\, a. [See {Flock} of wool.]
    1. Clothed with small flocks or flakes; woolly. --Gray.
    
    2. (Zo["o]l.) Applied to the down of newly hatched or
       unfledged birds.
    
    
  2. \Floc"cu*lent\, a. (Chem.)
    Having a structure like shredded wool, as some precipitates.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: asperous, bristly, bushy, cirrose, flaky, fleecy, furfuraceous, furry, fuzzy, hairy, hirsute, hispid, lanate, lentiginous, lepidote, matted, pilose, pubescent, scabby, scabious, scabrous, scaly, scurfy, shagged, shaggy, squamous, unshorn, woolly
 

 

 

 

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