floccus definition

  • noun:
    • a cloud species which is composed of rounded tufts of cloud, usually created by dissipation from bigger cloud species. Of cirrus, cirrocumulus, altocumulus, and stratocumulus genera.
    • The tuft of tresses terminating the end of animals.
    • A tuft of feathers on mind of youthful wild birds.
    • A woolly filament often occuring with the sporules of particular fungi.
    • A flock or tuft of wool or something resembling it.
    • Specifically In zoology: The lengthy tuft of locks which terminates the tail in a few quadrupeds.
    • In ornithology, the distinct covering of recently hatched or unfledged birds; the generally downy plumage, of quick framework, developing at first through the skin.
    • In botany: a little tuft of woolly hairs.
    • plural In mycology, hyph√¶ or thread-like cells which compose the mycelium of a fungus, specially when they resemble good wool.
    • a cloud types which is made from curved tufts of cloud, frequently formed by dissipation from bigger cloud species. Of cirrus, cirrocumulus, altocumulus, and stratocumulus genera.
    • The tuft of tresses terminating the end of mammals.
    • A tuft of feathers on head of younger wild birds.
    • A woolly filament often occuring with all the sporules of specific fungi.
    • A flock or tuft of wool or something like that resembling it.
    • especially In zoology: The lengthy tuft of locks which terminates the end in some quadrupeds.
    • In ornithology, the particular covering of newly hatched or unfledged wild birds; the usually downy plumage, of simple structure, growing initially from the skin.
    • In botany: A small tuft of woolly hairs.
    • plural In mycology, hyph√¶ or thread-like cells which compose the mycelium of a fungus, specially when they resemble good wool.

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