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nonperishable

[non-per-i-shuh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. not subject to rapid deterioration or decay: A supply of nonperishable food was kept for emergencies.
noun
  1. Usually nonperishables. articles or items, especially of food, not subject to rapid spoilage.

Origin of nonperishable

First recorded in 1920–25; non- + perishable
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Word Origin and History for non-perishable

adj.

also nonperishable, 1887, from non- + perishable.

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