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floccus


floccus


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Floccus  \Floc"cus\,  n.;  pl  {Flocci}.  [L.,  a  flock  of  wool.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  tuft  of  hair  terminating  the  tail  of  mammals. 
  b  A  tuft  of  feathers  on  the  head  of  young  birds. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  woolly  filament  sometimes  occuring  with  the 
  sporules  of  certain  fungi.