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noun     pulp pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the inside of a fruit or vegetable

    Remove the tomato seeds and pulp.

  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] a thick soft substance made by crushing or cooking something until it is almost liquid

    My aunt always cooks vegetables to a pulp.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] wood or plant fibre that is crushed for making paper
  4. 4
    [uncountable] medical the soft, sensitive part in the inside of a tooth that contains nerves and blood vessels


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