Definition of putrefier in English:

putrefier

noun

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  • An agent or substance which causes putrefaction. Also figurative: a corrupting agent or influence.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Noah Biggs (fl. 1651), medical practitioner and social reformer. From putrefy + -er.

Pronunciation

putrefier

/ˈpjuːtrɪfʌɪə/