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in·ed·i·ble

 (ĭn-ĕd′ə-bəl)
adj.
Unfit to be eaten; not edible.

in·ed′i·bil′i·ty n.
in·ed′i·bly adv.

inedible

(ɪnˈɛdɪbəl)
adj
not fit to be eaten; uneatable
inˌediˈbility n

in•ed•i•ble

(ɪnˈɛd ə bəl)

adj.
not edible; unfit to be eaten.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inedible - not suitable for foodinedible - not suitable for food    
indigestible - digested with difficulty
unpalatable - not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind; "an unpalatable meal"; "unpalatable truths"; "unpalatable behavior"
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
comestible, eatable, edible - suitable for use as food

inedible

adjective uneatable, unpalatable, disagreeable, unpleasant, distasteful, unsavoury, repugnant, unappetizing They complained of being given food which was inedible.
Translations
لا يُؤْكَل، غَيْر صالِح للأكْل
nejedlýnepoživatelný
uspiselig
ehetetlen
óætur
nevalgomas
neēdams
nejedlý
yenilmezyenmez

inedible

[ɪnˈedɪbl] ADJ (= unpleasant) → incomible; (= poisonous) → no comestible

inedible

[ɪnˈɛdɪbəl] adj
(= unappetizing) [food] → immangeable
(= poisonous) [mushroom, plant] → non comestible

inedible

adjnicht essbar; (= unpleasant) meal etcungenießbar

inedible

[ɪnˈɛdɪbl] adj (not to be eaten) → non commestibile; (not fit to be eaten) → immangiabile

inedible

(inˈedibl) adjective
not fit or suitable to be eaten. The meal was inedible.
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