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Meaning of PUTRESCIBLE

Pronunciation:  pyoo'tresubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  liable to decay or spoil or become putrid
 

PUTRESCIBLE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: decayable, perishable, putrefiable, spoilable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pu*tres"ci*ble\, a.
    Capable of putrefaction; liable to become putrid; as,
    putrescible substances.
    
    
  2. \Pu*tres"ci*ble\, n.
    A substance, usually nitrogenous, which is liable to undergo
    decomposition when in contact with air and moisture at
    ordinary temperatures.
    
    
 

 

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