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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

Full Definition of edible

  1. :  fit to be eaten :  eatable

ed·i·bil·i·ty play \ˌe-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
edible noun
ed·i·ble·ness play \ˈe-də-bəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of edible

  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



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