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Origin of adipocere
OTHER WORDS FROM adipoceread·i·poc·er·ous [ad-uh-pos-er-uh s] /ˌæd əˈpɒs ər əs/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for adipocere
There was not a trace of adipocere—the peculiar waxy soap that forms in bodies that decay in water or in a damp situation.The Vanishing Man|R. Austin Freeman
The brain was considerable in quantity, but changed to a state of adipocere resembling ointment of a dark brown hue.Norfolk Annals|Charles Mackie
The autopsy on the exhumed body of Perrotte Mace was inconclusive, owing to the condition of adipocere.She Stands Accused|Victor MacClure
He is the first to observe and describe that curious product of the decomposition of flesh known to modern chemists as adipocere.
"Then you'll be buried in Kensal Green and turn into adipocere with the others," said Torpenhow.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling