The definition of perishable is something that is likely to rot, spoil or go bad quickly.(adjective)
Food that goes bad after just a few days is an example of something that would be described as a perishable food.
Perishable is defined as something that will spoil or rot.(noun)
An example of a perishable is a head of lettuce.
See perishable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See perishable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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