Because of the putrescible tendencies of potatoes, they should be stored in a cool dark place.
An example of putrescible used as an adjective is a putrescible vegetable, such as a moist potato in a tightly sealed bag.
Origin of putrescibleLate Latin putrescibilis
Origin of putrescibleFrench from Old French from Late Latin putrēscibilis from Latin putrēscere to rot ; see putrescent .
(comparative more putrescible, superlative most putrescible)
From Latin putrescere (“to rot") +"Ž -ible.