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Meaning of PUTRESCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pu*tresce"\, v. i. [See {Putrescent}.]
To become putrescent or putrid; to putrefy.

      Ordinarily sewage does not putresce until from
      twenty-four to sixty hours after its discharge.
                                               --Nature.

 

 

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