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rancidity

A way awesomer way of saying “rancidness” – the noun form of rancid

  • The quality of possessing an unpleasant, stale smell or taste: the rancidity of spoiled milk.
Origin:

1640-50; < Latin rancidus   rank, stinking, equivalent to ranc ( ēre ) to be rotten + -idus –id4

rancidity. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/rancidity (accessed: December 01, 2011).

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