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perishable

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adjective per·ish·able \ˈper-i-shə-bəl, ˈpe-ri-\

Simple Definition of perishable

  • : likely to spoil or decay quickly : not likely to stay fresh for a long time if not eaten or used

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of perishable

  1. :  liable to perish :  liable to spoil or decay <such perishable products as fruit, vegetables, butter, and eggs>

perishability

play \ˌper-i-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌpe-ri-\ noun

perishable

noun

1611

First Known Use of perishable

1611


PERISHABLE Defined for Kids

perishable

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adjective per·ish·able \ˈper-i-shə-bəl\

Definition of perishable for Students

  1. :  likely to spoil or decay <Remember to refrigerate perishable foods.>





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