Putrescible meaning

pyo͝o-trĕsə-bəl
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.

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Subject to putrefaction.
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Liable to become putrid.
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A putrescible substance.
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Subject to putrefaction.
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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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin putrescere (“to rot") +"Ž -ible.

    From Wiktionary