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putrescible

[pyoo-tres-uh-buh l]
adjective
  1. liable to become putrid.
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noun
  1. a putrescible substance.
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Origin of putrescible

1790–1800; < Latin putrēsc(ere) to grow rotten + -ible
Related formspu·tres·ci·bil·i·ty, nounnon·pu·tres·ci·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-putrescible

putrescible

adjective
  1. liable to become putrid
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noun
  1. a putrescible substance
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Derived Formsputrescibility, noun

Word Origin

C18: from Latin putrescere to decay
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non-putrescible in Medicine

putrescible

(pyōō-trĕsə-bəl)
adj.
  1. Subject to putrefaction.
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