flokati rug

noun Etymology: New Greek phlokatē Date: 1967 a hand-woven Greek woolen rug with a thick shaggy pile — called also flokati

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  • Flokati Rug — A Flokati rug is a plush, wool rug. They date back to 5th Century Greece, where they were used by Vlachs shepherds, near Samarina, Greece, which is the highest village in the Pindos mountains. After the rug is hand woven from 100% wool, each… …   Wikipedia

  • flokati — noun see flokati rug …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flokati — [flō kä′tē] n. [also F ] a rug with a thick, rough nap, that originated as a hand woven, white wool rug in Greece, but is now also made in a variety of colors with synthetic fibers …   English World dictionary

  • flokati — /floh kah tee/, n., pl. flokatis. a thick, woolen rug with a shaggy pile, originally handwoven in Greece. [1965 70; < ModGk phlokáte a blanket or sleeveless cape of shaggy cloth < Balkan Rom; cf. Aromanian flucat shaggy, fleecy < VL; see FLOCCUS …   Universalium

  • flokati — noun A handwoven woolen rug with a thick pile …   Wiktionary

  • flokati — n. shaggy woolen Greek rug woven by hand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flokati —    (floh KAH tee) [Modern Greek] A heavy woollen rug, once handmade in Greece, with a long, shaggy pile …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • flokati — [flɒ kα:ti] noun (plural flokatis) a Greek woven woollen rug with a thick loose pile. Origin mid 20th. cent.: from mod. Gk phlokatē peasant s blanket …   English new terms dictionary

  • flokati — flōˈkätē noun ( s) Etymology: New Greek phlokatē : a hand woven Greek wool rug with a thick shaggy pile …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eagle rug — In a Russian Orthodox church, the orlets is usually kept permanently on the cathedra (kafedra). An Eagle rug, (Greek αετός, aëtos; Church Slavonic орлецъ, orlets: eagle) is a small rug, usually round, upon which Eastern Orthodox and Greek… …   Wikipedia

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