Origin of rancid
OTHER WORDS FROM rancidran·cid·ly, adverbran·cid·ness, ran·cid·i·ty, nounun·ran·cid, adjective
How to use rancid in a sentence
The mucilaginous matter which is the cause of rancidity, will be separated from the oil, and remain in the water.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
Certain experiments now under way give promise that the kernels can be kept fresh and free from rancidity indefinitely.The Pecan and its Culture|H. Harold Hume
A few drops are not only sufficient to prevent rancidity, but, it is said, will even destroy the disagreeable odour of rancid fat.
The most common defect known is that usually referred to as rancidity.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
The soap is harsh to the skin, develops rancidity and darkens readily.Soap-Making Manual|E. G. Thomssen