Definition of poulp in English:

poulp

(also poulpe)

noun

rare
  • An octopus, cuttlefish, or other cephalopod; = "polypus".

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From French poulpe (1554 in Middle French; slightly earlier as † poulpre, † poupe) from classical Latin pōlypus. Compare Catalan polp, Spanish pulpo, Italian polpo.

Pronunciation

poulp

/puːlp/