PU'TRID, adjective [Latin putridus, from putris, putreo.]
1. In a state of dissolution or disorganization, as animal and vegetable bodies; corrupt; rotten; as putrid flesh. Indicating a state of dissolution; tending to disorganize the substances composing the body; malignant; as a putrid fever.
2. Proceeding from putrefaction or pertaining to it; as a putrid scent.