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putrescence

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noun pu·tres·cence \pyü-ˈtre-sən(t)s\

Definition of putrescence

  1. :  the state of being putrescent



Examples of putrescence

  1. <in the far corner of the walk-in refrigerator was a crate of cucumbers in an advanced stage of putrescence>



1646

First Known Use of putrescence

1646


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