nonperishable

[non-per-i-shuh-buh l]

adjective

not subject to rapid deterioration or decay: A supply of nonperishable food was kept for emergencies.

noun

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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