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putrilage

[ pyoo-truh-lij ]
/ ˈpyu trə lɪdʒ /
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noun
putrid or putrescent matter.
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Origin of putrilage

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

OTHER WORDS FROM putrilage

pu·tri·lag·i·nous [pyoo-truh-laj-uh-nuhs], /ˌpyu trəˈlædʒ ə nəs/, adjectivepu·tri·lag·i·nous·ly, adverb
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