Definition of putrefy in English:

putrefy

Line breaks: pu|trefy
Pronunciation: /ˈpjuːtrɪfʌɪ
 
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verb (putrefies, putrefying, putrefied)

[no object]

Origin

late Middle English: via French from Latin putrefacere, from puter, putr- 'rotten'.

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