putrilage

[pyoo-truh-lij]

noun

putrid or putrescent matter.

Nearby words

  1. putrescible,
  2. putrescine,
  3. putrid,
  4. putridity,
  5. putridly,
  6. putrilaginous,
  7. putsch,
  8. putschist,
  9. putt,
  10. putt-putt

Origin of putrilage

1650–60; < Latin putrilāgin- (stem of putrilāgō) putrefaction

Related formspu·tri·lag·i·nous [pyoo-truh-laj-uh-nuh s] /ˌpyu trəˈlædʒ ə nəs/, adjectivepu·tri·lag·i·nous·ly, adverb

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