imputrescible

[im-pyoo-tres-uh-buhl]
adjective
not liable to decomposition or putrefaction; incorruptible: a tanning process to make skins imputrescible.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin imputrescibilis. See im-2, putrescible

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imputrescible

adjective
not subject to decay 
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Hide or skin with its original fibrous structure more or less intact, tanned to be imputrescible.
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