|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|1.||(of organic matter) in a state of decomposition, usually giving off a foul smell: putrid meat|
|2.||morally corrupt or worthless|
|3.||sickening; foul: a putrid smell|
|4.||informal deficient in quality or value: a putrid film|
|[C16: from Latin putridus rotten, from putrēre to be rotten]|
putrid pu·trid (py&oomacr;'trĭd)
Decomposed; foul-smelling; rotten.
Proceeding from, relating to, or exhibiting putrefaction.