minable

adjective
min·​able | \ ˈmī-nə-bəl How to pronounce minable (audio) \
variants: or mineable

Definition of minable

: capable of being mined

Examples of minable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of course, self-exploiters should have the agency to draw a barrier around that exploitation, to allow only people of their choosing to feed off their minable identity. Richard Lawson, Vanities, "Why Won’t the Kardashians Open Their Hearts to Blac Chyna?," 3 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of minable

circa 1570, in the meaning defined above

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“Minable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minable. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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