alible

adjective
al·​i·​ble | \ˈa-lə-bəl\

Definition of alible 

archaic

: affording nourishment : nourishing

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First Known Use of alible

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alible

Latin alibilis, from alere to nourish + -ibilis -ible

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