Origin of putrescent
Related formspu·tres·cence, pu·tres·cen·cy, nounnon·pu·tres·cence, nounnon·pu·tres·cent, adjective
Examples from the Web for putrescence
The body of Harl in a moment had melted into putrescence, and dried, leaving only the skeleton within the clothes.Astounding Stories, June, 1931|Various
It possesses active powers, and is a great antiseptic and corrector of putrescence and mortification.
The next indication is, to counteract the tendency to putrescence.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd
He never soiled his pen in the putrescence of falsehood and incendiarism.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
Hence, the proper drying of an animal substance becomes a universal preventive of putrescence.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure