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. [1913 Webster]

2. Causing, or tending to promote, putrefaction. [1913 Webster] -- {Pu``tre*fac"tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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