Floccus

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Floccus

Origin: L, a flock of wool.

1. (Science: ornithology, zoology) The tuft of hair terminating the tail of mammals. A tuft of feathers on the head of young birds.

2. (Science: botany) a woolly filament sometimes occuring with the sporules of certain fungi.

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