perishable

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Middle English perysabyl, from Middle French périssable. See perish +‎ -able

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perishable (plural perishables)

  1. That which perishes or is short-lived.
  2. (in the plural) food that does not keep for long.

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perishable (comparative more perishable, superlative most perishable)

  1. Liable to perish, especially naturally subject to quick decomposition or decay.

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