palp definition

  • noun:
    • An elongated, frequently segmented appendage generally found close to the lips in invertebrate organisms eg mollusks, crustaceans, and bugs, the features which include feeling, locomotion, and feeding. Also known as palpus.
    • an appendage discovered close to the lips in invertebrates
    • The fleshy part of a fingertip
    • Same as palpus.
    • A tactile organ; a feeler. See palpus.
  • verb:
    • To feel, to explore by touch.
  • verb-transitive:
    • having a definite touch or feeling of; to feel.
  • others:
    • To feel; have a sense of.

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