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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.
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inedible

(ɪnˈɛdɪbəl)
adj
not fit to be eaten; uneatable
inˌediˈbility n
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in•ed•i•ble

(ɪnˈɛd ə bəl)

adj.
not edible; unfit to be eaten.
[1815–25]
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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
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inedible

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

inedible

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

inedible

[ɪnˈɛdɪbəl] adj
(= unappetizing) [food] → immangeable
(= poisonous) [mushroom, plant] → non comestible
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

inedible

adjnicht essbar; (= unpleasant) meal etcungenießbar
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

inedible

[ɪnˈɛdɪbl] adj (not to be eaten) → non commestibile; (not fit to be eaten) → immangiabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

inedible

(inˈedibl) adjective
not fit or suitable to be eaten. The meal was inedible.
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References in periodicals archive ?
In different cultures various animals are treated differently in the context of edibility of their meat, but in virtually all cultures the schema of inedibility of human meat seems to be the strongest schema connected with food, most probably because we can identify with other people far more easily than with animals.
The inedibility of all food, the presence of dozens of reflecting eyes without any visible bodies attached to them that gaze at the travelling company, and the sightings of anomalous spider webs all add to the semi-supernatural and sterile aspect of the forest.
Umm Hassane focuses her distress on the inedibility of their meals, often consisting merely of hummus and cans of tuna fish procured from the meager supplies available.
The old joke about cooking a merganser, for example, is a typical critique of their inedibility: "Take a skinned merganser.
(18) In contrast, spirits are a sign of inedibility because they cause diseases.