Perishability



[per-i-shuh-buh l] /ˈpɛr ɪ ʃə bəl/

adjective
1.
subject to decay, ruin, or destruction:
perishable fruits and vegetables.
noun
2.
Usually, perishables. something perishable, especially food.
/ˈpɛrɪʃəbəl/
adjective
1.
liable to rot or wither
noun
2.
(often pl) a perishable article, esp food
adj.

late 15c., perysabyl, from Middle French périssable, and later (in modern form), 1610s, directly from perish + -able. As a noun, perishables, in reference to foodstuffs, is attested from 1895.

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