Meaning of floccose in English:

floccose

Pronunciation /ˈflɒkəʊs/

adjective

Botany
  • Covered with or consisting of woolly tufts.

    ‘The ring is floccose, off-white, not striate on the surface.’
    • ‘Colonies were 40 mm in diameter, white, floccose, and attached to the surface of the medium.’
    fluffy, woolly, downy, fuzzy, feathery, furry, velvety, shaggy

Origin

Mid 18th century from late Latin floccosus, from Latin floccus ‘flock’.