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pulpa , ae, f.
I. Lit., the fleshy portion of animal bodies, solid flesh: “spiritus non inter nervos et pulpas, sed in visceribus,Sen. Q. N. 6, 24, 1; Cato, R. R. 83: “pulpam voras,Mart. 3, 77, 6; cf. App. M. 2, p. 117, 30: “pulpa est caro sine pinguedine,Isid. Orig. 11, 1.—
II. Transf.
A. (Cf. Gr. σάρξ, of sensuality.) Scelerata, i. e. corrupt human nature, Pers. 2, 62; cf. Aus. Ep. 4, 95.—
B. Of persons: “plebeiam numeros docere pulpam,common people, Aus. Ep. 4, 94.—
C. The fleshy part, pulp of fruit, Scrib. Larg. 74; Pall. 4, 10 fin.
D. The pith of wood, Plin. 16, 38, 73, § 184.
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