Definition for PULP

PULP, n. [Fr. pulpe; L. pulpa. This is probably allied to L. puls, pulmentum, Gr. πολτος, from softness. Qu. from pulsus, beaten.]

  1. A soft mass; in general.
  2. The soft substance within a bone; marrow. – Bacon.
  3. The soft, succulent part of fruit; as, the pulp of an orange.
  4. The aril or exterior covering of a coffee-berry. – Edwards, West. Ind.

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