nonperishable

[ non-per-i-shuh-buhl ]
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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

1
First recorded in 1920–25; non- + perishable

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How to use nonperishable in a sentence

  • Non-perishable foods were brought thousands of miles, and fields of vegetables were bought before they were planted.