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noun as in groceries


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The inability to refrigerate has meant the end of perishables in Mosul such as meat and dairy.

Nearly all valuable, lightweight goods like electronics or perishables (like orchids) now travel by air.

All semi-perishable foods should be put in a cool, dry place, and the non-perishables in their separate receptacles.

Ships carrying perishables have the safety of their cargoes insured by a refrigerator plant.

Finding a market basket in the garage, the girls packed the food, wrapping perishables carefully in waxed paper.

In perishables he must market fairly promptly as he cannot himself maintain necessary special types of storage.

Often enough the shipper gets no return but a bill for freight and the perishables sometimes rot in the yards.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perishables, such as: comestibles, edibles, foodstuffs, produce, staples, and vegetables.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.