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1. Acceptable to the taste; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten.
2. Acceptable or agreeable to the mind or sensibilities: a palatable solution to the problem.
pal′at·a·bil′i·ty, pal′at·a·ble·ness n.
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