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Fit to be eaten, especially by humans: edible roots; an edible mushroom.
Something fit to be eaten; food: edibles such as vegetables and meat.

[Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]

ed′i·bil′i·ty, ed′i·ble·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.edibility - the property of being fit to eat
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
digestibility, digestibleness - the property of being easy to digest
indigestibility, indigestibleness - the property of being difficult to digest
صالِحِيَّة الأكْل
òaî aî vera ætur


[ˌedɪˈbɪlətɪ] Ncomestibilidad f


nEssbarkeit f, → Genießbarkeit f


[ˌɛdɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] ncommestibilità


(ˈedəbl) adjective
fit to be eaten. Are these berries edible?
ˌediˈbility noun
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Out of total 10 PhD Foreign Scholarships allocated for journalists belonging to FATA, only two scholarships were awarded because most of the FATA based journalist did not meet the required edibility criteria , the report mentions.
The four new creators chosen were CO-RKs, by DIGITALAB from Portugal, a sustainable material and computational process that generates design products; Honest Egg, by aesthetid from Malaysia; connecting Technology and Design to show an egg's edibility.
In fact, the edibility of its fruit has yet to be formally documented.
With fruit juice for starter, spam fritters for main course and jam roly-poly for desert, the Restaurant of the '70s is high on nostalgia even if low on edibility.
The potential for commercialisation of kernel oil and kernel protein has been discussed here, especially aspects of availability of raw material, BKO edibility and extraction protocol.
The edibility and convertibility of TruTags enhance their value in the healthcare industry, as they can be used directly on pharmaceuticals.
to noon, and will discuss the edibility and significance of native plants.
Much more research needs to be conducted on the edibility of this group, so please don't eat the leaves without more specific information.
Finally, with the creation of the European Community, a universal ICA was proposed and called UWQI; this index assessed the quality and edibility of superficial waters, and it used 12 physiochemical parameters.
Leach's categorization of animals rests on two parameters: social distance and edibility.
Barriers to the availability and consumption of vegetables are summarised in Table 2 and they included inadequate knowledge on edibility and food uses of some vegetables as reported in 96% of the FGs, laziness (56%), non-palatability of some vegetables (64%), inadequate preparation and cooking skills (64%), and agro-chemical contamination (96%).
It's not just edibility that affects whether an animal pays attention to numerosity.