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perishable

per·ish·a·ble

perishable

 
 
pronunciation:
pe rih sh bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: subject to death, decay, or destruction.
synonyms:
biodegradable, corruptible, decomposable, mortal
antonyms:
incorruptible
similar words:
ephemeral, short-lived, unstable
definition 2: of food, likely to spoil or rot in a short time.
similar words:
fresh, frozen, raw
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. pl.) that which will spoil or decay, usu. in a short time, as certain foods.
similar words:
meats, produce
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derivations: perishably (adv.), perishability (n.), perishableness (n.)
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