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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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2011 on healthy nutrition for children from 3 to 7 years in childcare and other regulations for the implementation of the Food Act and all other laws and regulations to ensure proper execution of the contract and the quality and edibility of foodstuffs, subject to the order.
Proper packaging of food products ensures that there is no spoilage of packaged food products throughout the supply chain, and that it can withstand changes in temperature so as to maintain its quality and edibility.
Being a cichlid, the butterfly peacock does offer some decent edibility.
In addition, the vector-based objects allow for efficient edibility since users can modify individual elements of their images without affecting other objects in or around each image.
I know I'll get it in the neck for this, but even when looking at a field of spring lambs, I can't help but start assessing them for edibility.
They can be used individually or in series and by diverting the stream lines from the edibility walls to the inner parts of the river and reducing the flow velocity, they decrease the velocity of the water hitting the walls and increase the ability of the flow sedimentation process.
But Baldwin thinks rigid standards for date labels on packaged foods serve to muddle the edibility issue, wrongly convincing people that perfectly good food is no longer safe to eat.
Subject to edibility conditions, The Bar Study Loan may cover review course fees, bar exam fees, as well as living expenses incurred while studying for and taking the bar exam.
While the categorization question addressed wild plants as such, not specifically wild edible plants, the context of the question (preceding list of plants eaten in childhood) conditioned, at least to a certain extent, the relation of this wild plant with its edibility.
The edibility of mushrooms depends on the absence of poisonous content and its desirable taste and aroma.
Unprotected organic acid can lead to different problems such as lack of edibility (Partanen, 2001), demineralization of bones (Partanen and Mroz, 1999) damage of stomach and intestinal mucus membrane (Argenzio and Eisemann, 1996).
He took the biscuits carefully out of the packet and laid them face upward on the grass, in order as he felt of edibility.