Word Of The Day 5-16-2017

pultaceous

adjective

pul·ta·ceous \ˌpəl-ˈtā-shəs\


Definition

Macerated; softened; nearly fluid.


Examples

If double boiler be used no water need be added, and thus the rice will be dry and not pultaceous.
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Mix some bread and meat with gastric juice; place them in a phial, and keep that phial in a sand-bath at the slow heat of 98 degrees, occasionally shaking briskly the contents to imitate the motion of the stomach; you will find, after six or eight hours, the whole contents blended into one pultaceous mass.
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Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From classical Latin pult-, puls pap, pottage + -aceous.


https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pultaceous

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/us/pultaceous

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