comestible


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co·mes·ti·ble

 (kə-mĕs′tə-bəl)
adj.
Fit to be eaten; edible.
n.
Something that can be eaten as food: meat, cheese, and other comestibles.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin comēstibilis, from Latin comēstus, alteration (influenced by pōtus, drunk) of comēsus, past participle of comedere, to eat up : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]

comestible

(kəˈmɛstɪbəl)
n
(Cookery) (usually plural) food
adj
a rare word for edible
[C15: from Late Latin comestibilis, from comedere to eat up; see comedo]

co•mes•ti•ble

(kəˈmɛs tə bəl)

adj.
1. edible; eatable.
n.
2. Usu., comestibles. articles of food; edibles.
[1475–85; < Late Latin comēstibilis= Latin comēst(us), past participle of comedere to eat up (see comedo) + -ibilis -ible]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comestible - any substance that can be used as foodcomestible - 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.comestible - 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"

comestible

adjective
Fit to be eaten:
noun
Translations
jedlýjídlopoživatelnýpoživatina

comestible

[kəˈmestɪbl] ADJ (frm) → comestible

comestible

n usu plNahrungsmittel pl
adjessbar; comestible goodsNahrungsmittel pl
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Cabe destacar que el gusano de seda no ha sido ampliamente estudiado como una especie comestible, sin embargo Ramos-Elorduy y Bourges (1977) lo reportan como alimento humano, de la sociedad en Indochina, China, Japon y Madagascar y en la cocina coreana se consume hervido, frito o como ingrediente de salsas, en la actualidad existen algunos insectos comestibles, que han sido investigados en cuanto a su valor nutritivo, en diferentes estados de la Republica Mexicana (Ramos-Elorduy et al.
Caption: An improved understanding of maple syrup's chemical behaviour could elevate this Canadian comestible to the echelons of haute cuisine.