Pultaceous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pultaceous Macerated; softened; nearly fluid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pultaceous Soft or semi-fluid, as the substance of a poultice; pulpy.
    • pultaceous Macerated; pulpified; partly digested: as, a pultaceous mass of food in the stomach.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pultaceous macerated and softened
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. pultacé,. See 1st Pulse
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. puls, porridge (Gr. poltos). Cf. Poultice.

Usage

In literature:

The mucous membrane was soft, pultaceous, and easily removed, tinged with dark green bile.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
If double boiler be used no water need be added, and thus the rice will be dry and not pultaceous.
"No Animal Food" by Rupert H. Wheldon
If a pultaceous mass is present it has a soft, doughy feeling, and when pressed an indentation is left.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
It is seldom larger than a pea, and contains a pultaceous mass like inspissated pus.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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