Meaning of PULSE in English


Pronunciation: ' p ə ls

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English puls, probably from Anglo-French puuiz gruel, from Latin pult-, puls, probably from Greek poltos

Date: 13th century

: the edible seeds of various crops (as peas, beans, or lentils) of the legume family also : a plant yielding pulse

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