putrescible

adjective
pu·​tres·​ci·​ble | \ pyü-ˈtre-sə-bəl How to pronounce putrescible (audio) \

Definition of putrescible

: liable to become putrid

First Known Use of putrescible

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Putrescible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putrescible. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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putrescible

adjective
pu·​tres·​ci·​ble | \ -ˈtres-ə-bəl How to pronounce putrescible (audio) \

Medical Definition of putrescible

: liable to become putrid

Other Words from putrescible

putrescibility \ (ˌ)pyü-​ˌtres-​ə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē How to pronounce putrescible (audio) \ noun, plural putrescibilities

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