Meaning of poulp in English:

poulp

(also poulpe)

Pronunciation /puːlp/

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.