Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not readily subject to spoilage or decay.
  • noun plural Items, especially prepackaged or preprocessed foods, that are nonperishable.

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  • adjective Not perishable.
  • noun That which does not perish, especially a foodstuff.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ perishable

Examples

  • CHICAGO, Jan. 25/PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Bridgeport Elks will provide well balanced meals once a month to veterans staying at the Homes for the Brave facility, as well as basic necessities such as nonperishable food, toiletries, clothing, etc.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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