What does palp mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word palp.


  1. palp(Noun)

    an appendage found near the mouth in invertebrates

  2. palp(Noun)

    The fleshy part of a fingertip

  3. palp(Verb)

    To feel, to explore by touch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palp(noun)

    same as Palpus

  2. Palp(verb)

    to have a distinct touch or feeling of; to feel

  3. Origin: [L. palpare: cf. F. palper.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Palp

    palp, n. a jointed sensiferous organ attached in pairs to the labium or maxilla of insects, and thus distinguished from antennæ, which are on the top of the head—also Pal′pus:—pl. Pal′pi.—adjs. Pal′pal; Palped; Pal′piform; Palpig′erous, bearing palpi; Palp′less.—n. Pal′pūlus, a little palp. [Low L. palpus—L. palpāre, to stroke.]

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  1. PALP

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of palp in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of palp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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