Definitions

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  • n. A handwoven woolen rug with a thick pile.

Etymologies

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Greek φλοκάτη (flokati)

Examples

  • Props to ChrisToronto, the flokati is a chic idea.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • Her toes curled against the fluffy texture of the flokati.

    Black Magic

  • There was a huge, king-sized, wrought-iron bed in the middle of the room and a purple flokati rug on the parquet floors.

    Color Me Grey

  • Then, of course, I had to notice the flokati rug and start to cry.

    A bit 'o pretty for your Friday

  • I have the same problem minxlj...my cats love all cushiony chairs and if I had a hanging chair with a nice flokati in it, one of the 4 cats would ALWAYS be in it!

    Hanging chairs

  • Along the way, he finds redemption (or not); a girl (or manages to regain the ex-wife who left him); and he cries when he runs over a little dog, wasting time while rushing it to the vet (or he might just discover he can live with his ex's flatulent hound, who drools on his flokati rugs.)

    HH Com 172

  • She tripped over the edge of the flokati rug and fell to her hands and knees.

    Spirits White As Lightning

  • His feet sank into the fluffy flokati rug and he wriggled his toes appreciatively.

    Beyond World's End

  • "For example, we discovered a group of worms in the Pacific Ocean that, when grouped together, looked like the Greek, shaggy pile carpets you can buy in IKEA, so we named it "flokati,"" he said.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • A white carpet is "a train wreck waiting to happen," Flynn said, unless you can easily clean it (surprisingly, fluffy flokati rugs are often machine washable) and won't mind doing that often.

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

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