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edible

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adjective ed·i·ble \ˈe-də-bəl\

Simple Definition of edible

  • : suitable or safe to eat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of edible

  1. :  fit to be eaten :  eatable

edibility play \ˌe-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
edible noun
edibleness play \ˈe-də-bəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of edible in a sentence

  1. a plant with edible leaves

  2. All of the decorations on the gingerbread house were edible.



Origin of edible

Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere to eat — more at eat


First Known Use: 1594

Rhymes with edible


EDIBLE Defined for Kids

edible

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adjective ed·i·ble \ˈe-də-bəl\

Definition of edible for Students

  1. :  fit or safe to eat





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