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
References in classic literature ?
For by his inner light the righteous man has discerned a manner of compounding for it a dressing to the appetency whereof a multitude of gustible condiments conspire, being reconciled and ameliorated with profusion of oil, the entire comestible making glad the heart of the godly and causing his face to shine.
That's all I know as I had no opportunity to observe the more intimate effects of that comestible. I myself never eat cake, and Mrs.
In the distribution of these comestibles, as in every other household duty, Mrs.
Wine, wax-lights, comestibles, rouge, crinoline-petticoats, diamonds, wigs, Louis- Quatorze gimcracks, and old china, park hacks, and splendid high- stepping carriage horses--all the delights of life, I say,--would go to the deuce, if people did but act upon their silly principles and avoid those whom they dislike and abuse.
If you will allow me to take the liberty of remarking that there are few comestibles better, in their way, than a Devil, and that I believe, with a little division of labour, we could accomplish a good one if the young person in attendance could produce a gridiron, I would put it to you, that this little misfortune may be easily repaired.'
Un producto comestible de cannabis no pasa la evaluacion si sus niveles de THC varian un 10 por ciento o mas respecto a la cantidad que indica la etiqueta, anadio Dawson.
Se registro que la categoria con mayor indice de diversidad en especies es la comestible (5,72080), seguido de las especies medicinales (4,40422), decoracion (4,37983) y para combustible (4,06944).
The prices of gas, meat, comestible and other compulsory household needs have drastically increased with the increase in cold weather.
Se preparo la pelicula comestible de almidon de yuca al 3 y 1 % de glicerol.
Cardona, "Anotaciones acerca de la broma tologia y el cultivo del hongo comestible Pleurotus ostreatus", Cronica Forestal y del Medio Ambiente, vol.
Un recubrimiento comestible es una pelicula que envuelve al alimento y que puede ser consumida como parte del mismo [4].