MEANING: verb tr., intr.: To form or cause to form into clumps.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin flocculus, diminutive of Latin floccus (tuft of wool). Earliest documented use: 1826.

FLOCCULATTE - the cream in my coffee has curdled

FLICCULATE - you French cops took your sweet time getting here

FLOCCULATEX - rubber gloves with lumps in them