Definition of putrefactive in English:

putrefactive

adjective

  • Relating to or causing decay:

    ‘they were killed by the putrefactive bacteria’
    • ‘Lactic acid-producing bacteria were thought to inhibit the growth of putrefactive bacteria in the intestines.’
    rotten, off, decayed, decomposed, decomposing, putrid, putrefied, putrescent, mouldy, mouldering
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Pronunciation:

putrefactive

/pjuːtrɪˈfaktɪv/