Pu`tre*fac"tive (?), a. [Cf. putr'efactif. See Putrefy.]

1.

Of or pertaining to putrefaction; as, the putrefactive smell or process.

Wiseman.

2.

Causing, or tending to promote, putrefaction.

-- Pu``tre*fac"tive*ness, n.

 

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