Meaning of perishable

per•ish•a•ble

Pronunciation: (per'i-shu-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. subject to decay, ruin, or destruction: perishable fruits and vegetables.
—n.
  1. Usually,something perishable, esp. food.
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