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ed·i·ble

 (ĕd′ə-bəl)
adj.
Fit to be eaten, especially by humans: edible roots; an edible mushroom.
n.
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.
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edible

(ˈɛdɪbəl)
adj
fit to be eaten; eatable
[C17: from Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere to eat]
ˌediˈbility, ˈedibleness n
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ed•i•ble

(ˈɛd ə bəl)

adj.
1. fit to be eaten as food; eatable.
n.
2. Usu., edibles. edible substances; food.
[1605–15; < Late Latin edibilis=ed(ere) to eat + -ibilis -ible]
ed`i•bil′i•ty, ed′i•ble•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.edible - any substance that can be used as foodedible - any substance that can be used as food
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
tuck - eatables (especially sweets)
Adj.1.edible - suitable for use as food
digestible - capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal
palatable, toothsome - acceptable to the taste or mind; "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"
tender - easy to cut or chew; "tender beef"
inedible, uneatable - not suitable for food
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edible

adjective safe to eat, harmless, wholesome, palatable, digestible, eatable, comestible (rare), fit to eat, good Are these mushrooms edible?
harmful, poisonous, pernicious, noxious, indigestible, inedible, baneful, uneatable
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edible

adjective
Fit to be eaten:
noun
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Translations
صَالِحٌ لِلَأكْلصالِح للأكْل
храна
jedlý
spiselig
syömäkelpoinensyötäväsyötäväksi kelpaava
jestiv
ehető
ætur
食べられる
식용의
tinkamumas valgytivalgomas
ēdams
ätbar
ซึ่งกินได้
ăn được

edible

[ˈedɪbl] ADJcomestible
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

edible

[ˈɛdɪbəl] adj
(= safe to eat) → comestible
(= palatable) [meal] → mangeable
barely edible → à peine mangeable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

edible

adjessbar, genießbar; very edible!durchaus genießbar!
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edible

[ˈɛdɪbl] adj (fit to eat) → mangiabile; (produce, mushrooms) → commestibile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

edible

(ˈedəbl) adjective
fit to be eaten. Are these berries edible?
ˌediˈbility noun
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edible

صَالِحٌ لِلَأكْل jedlý spiselig essbar φαγώσιμος comestible syötäväksi kelpaava comestible jestiv commestibile 食べられる 식용의 eetbaar spiselig jadalny comestível съедобный ätbar ซึ่งกินได้ yenilebilir ăn được 可食用的
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edible

a. comestible; edible.
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Margaret Martin and her company, EdAble Art Ltd, labelled the glitter - which was marketed to sugar craft companies and cake shops - as fit for human consumption.
He said such surprise visits would continue to ensure adequate supply of edable items in the holy month of Ramazan at affordable rates.