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Adjective: perishable  pe-ri-shu-bul
  1. Liable to perish; subject to destruction, death or decay
    "this minute and perishable planet"; "perishable foods such as butter and fruit"
Noun: perishable  pe-ri-shu-bul
  1. Food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
    - spoilable

Derived forms: perishables

See also: biodegradable, decayable, destructible, putrefiable, putrescible, spoilable

Type of: food product, foodstuff

Antonym: imperishable

Encyclopedia: Perishable