Macerated; pulpy. [G. poltos, porridge]

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pul·ta·ceous .pəl-'tā-shəs adj having a soft consistency: PULPY

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pul·ta·ceous (pəl-taґshəs) [L. pultaceus] like a pulp or poultice.

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