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eatable

adjective eat·able \ ˈē-tə-bəl \

Definition of eatable

: fit or able to be eaten

Examples of eatable in a Sentence

  1. a survival course in which you learn which wild plants are eatable

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First Known Use of eatable

14th century

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eatable

noun

Definition of eatable

1 : something to eat
2 eatables plural : food

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First Known Use of eatable

1672

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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EATABLE Defined for Kids

eatable

adjective eat·able \ ˈē-tə-bəl \

Definition of eatable for Students

: fit to be eaten : edible


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