|Origin:||pulpa 'flesh, pulp'|
a very soft substance that is almost liquid, made by crushing plants, wood, vegetables etc:
Mash the bananas to a pulp.
timber grown for wood pulp (=used for making paper)
a soft pulp of leaves and mud
the soft inside part of a fruit or vegetable:
Halve the melon and scoop out the pulp.
books, magazines, films etc that are badly written and that contain lots of sex, violence etc:
books/film etc[uncountable] American English
an ad in a pulp magazine
to seriously injure someone by hitting them many times
part of the inside of a tooth
Cook slowly until soft and pulpy.