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  • n. A kind of delicate confectionery or cake, perhaps made from the pulp of fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of delicate confectionery or cake, perhaps made from the pulp of fruit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of confection or cake, supposed to be made of the pulp of fruits.

Etymologies

French poulpeton, poupeton, a sort of ragout. (Wiktionary)

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  • A kind of delicate confectionery or cake, perhaps made from the pulp of fruit.

    January 17, 2009

  • A tomato canning factory in Newcastle.

    November 28, 2007

  • And then there's the utterly clownish minister who can't help making jokes during his sermons.

    November 28, 2007

  • Hmm, I had in mind a particular breed of tacky fiction, brought to glorious animated direct-to-DVD life.

    November 28, 2007

  • I'm thinking of that much under-rated genre of comic strips about the wacky goings on in paper mills.

    November 28, 2007

  • Note to Wordieternity... More comments on this word can be found at -oons (of more than one syllable).

    November 28, 2007

  • *imagines a sausage, blindfolded, walking a plank*

    November 28, 2007

  • One might be forgiven for thinking 'octopus pie'. But "forced meat"? EEeeyew... indeed.

    November 28, 2007

  • Dictionary.com says: \Pul`pa*toon"\, n. F. poulpeton, poupeton, a sort of ragout. A kind of delicate confectionery or cake, perhaps made from the pulp of fruit. (Obs.) --Nares.

    February 2, 2007

  • A dish made of rabbits, fowls, etc., in a crust of forced meat.

    Forced meat? Eeeeyew...

    February 2, 2007