Putrescible definitions

pyo͝o-trĕs'ə-bəl
Liable to become putrid.
adjective
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A putrescible substance.
noun
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Subject to putrefaction.
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The definition of putrescible is something that could become rotten.

An example of putrescible used as an adjective is a putrescible vegetable, such as a moist potato in a tightly sealed bag.

adjective
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Subject to putrefaction.
adjective
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Capable of becoming putrescent; rottable.
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Origin of putrescible

French from Old French from Late Latin putrēscibilis from Latin putrēscere to rot putrescent