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noun 
  1. (zoology) an appendage found near the mouth in invertebrates
  2. The fleshy part of a fingertip
    • 1922: He folded his razor neatly and with stroking palps of fingers felt the smooth skin. " James Joyce, Ulysses
verb 
  1. To feel, to explore by touch
    • 1957: his skull looks palped and sucked down " Lawrence Durrell, Justine
Etymology: From palpe, palpus


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