putrefactive


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Putrefactive \Pu`tre*fac"tive\, a. [Cf. putr['e]factif. See
   Putrefy.]
   1. Of or pertaining to putrefaction; as, the putrefactive
      smell or process. --Wiseman.
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   2. Causing, or tending to promote, putrefaction.
      [1913 Webster] -- Pu``tre*fac"tive*ness, n.
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