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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Liable to decay or spoil.

Usage examples (28)
  • The percentage of putrescible matter may range from 20 to 70%.
  • The white Cabbage is most putrescible; the red most emollient and pectoral.
  • Nuts have the great advantage that although richer in protein than is meat, they are much less putrescible.
  • Water fresh from the well is usually tasteless, even if it contains a large amount of putrescible organic matter. for more
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