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  • adj. Proceeding from putrefaction, or partaking of the putrefactive process; having an offensive smell; stinking; rotten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Proceeding from putrefaction, or partaking of the putrefactive process; having an offensive smell; stinking; rotten.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Proceeding from putrefaction, or partaking of the putrefactive process; having an offensive smell.

Etymologies

Latin putredo rottenness, from putrere to be rotten. See putrid. (Wiktionary)

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