Definition of palp in English:

palp

nounplural noun palpi/ˈpalpī/ , plural noun palps

(also palpus)
Zoology
  • Each of a pair of elongated segmented appendages near the mouth of an arthropod, usually concerned with the senses of touch and taste.

    antenna, tentacle, horn

Pronunciation

palp

/palp/ /pælp/

Origin

Mid 19th century from Latin palpus, from palpare ‘to feel’.