Perishability

perishable

[per-i-shuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
subject to decay, ruin, or destruction: perishable fruits and vegetables.
noun
2.
Usually, perishables. something perishable, especially food.

Origin:
1605–15; perish + -able

perishability, perishableness, noun
perishably, adverb
unperishable, adjective
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perishable (ˈpɛrɪʃəbəl)
 
adj
1.  liable to rot or wither
 
n
2.  (often plural) a perishable article, esp food
 
perisha'bility
 
n
 
'perishableness
 
n
 
'perishably
 
adv

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