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ran•cid



Pronunciation: (ran'sid), [key]
adj.
1. having a rank, unpleasant, stale smell or taste, as through decomposition, esp. of fats or oils: rancid butter.
2. (of an odor or taste) rank, unpleasant, and stale: a rancid smell.
3. offensive or nasty; disagreeable.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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