edible

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adjective ed·i·ble \ˈe-də-bəl\

Definition of edible

  1. :  fit to be eaten :  eatable

edibility

play \ˌe-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

edible

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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 and Etymology of edible

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


First Known Use: 1594


EDIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

edible

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adjective ed·i·ble \ˈe-də-bəl\

Definition of edible for English Language Learners

  • : suitable or safe to eat


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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