Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woven, usually woolen area rug with a long, soft pile, traditionally of Greek origin.

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  • noun A handwoven woolen rug with a thick pile.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Modern Greek flokáti, peasant's blanket, from flókos, woolen pile, fluff, from Latin floccus, tuft of wool (probably via an Italian dialectal form akin to standard Italian fiocco, tuft).]

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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

  • 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

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

    Black Magic

  • 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

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