Definition of Poulp

1. n. Same as Octopus.



Definition of Poulp

1. the octopus [n -S] - See also: octopus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poulp

poulard
poularde
poulardes
poulards
pouldavis
poulder
poulders
pouldre
pouldres
pouldron
pouldrons
poule
poules
poulet
poulette
poulp (current term)
poulpe
poulpes
poulps
poult
poulter
poulter's measure
poulterer
poulterers
poulters
poultice
poulticed
poulticelike
poultices
poulticing

Literary usage of Poulp

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1. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1840)
"ration we have made ; it evidently tends to restore this poulp to the normal state of the other cephalopods, from which it has been so strangely separated ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1840)
"Madame Power, wishing to discover whether the little poulp could, ... In the direction of its axis she found in one a little new-born poulp rolled up near ..."

3. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatises on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1854)
"Among the few a- nimals of this description which are provided with proper eyes, is poulp, ... poulp."

4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"On the 14th Madame Power found in one of the shells a little poulp 14 lines long. ... In the shell of that wherein she had first seen the little poulp she ..."

5. The Visitor, Or, Monthly Instructor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1840)
"The repaired parts of the shell reacted precisely like the ordinary shell with nitric acid." Proceed. Zool. f!oc. Feb. 1839. Professor Owen. 3. " The poulp ..."

6. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1840)
"... adduces evidence in support of the following positions—that the ancient belief respecting the skilful manoeuvres of the poulp of the argonaut in ..."

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