nonperishable

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adjective non·per·ish·able \ ˌnän-ˈper-i-shə-bəl , -ˈpe-ri- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonperishable

:processed or packaged to withstand prolonged storage :not perishable
  • nonperishable staples
  • … canned vegetables, boxed cereals and other nonperishable packaged foods.
  • —Frank D. Roylance

nonperishable

noun, plural nonperishables
    • Cod was also the original traveling food—dried and salted, it was one of the world's first nonperishables
    • —Molly Benjamin

First Known Use of nonperishable

1864


NONPERISHABLE Defined for Kids

nonperishable

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

Definition of nonperishable for Students

:able to be stored for a long time without spoiling
  • nonperishable food items

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