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esculent

adjective

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suitable for use as food
  • harvesting wild mushrooms is no business for amateurs, since some of the esculent ones closely resemble poisonous varieties

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“Esculent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/esculent. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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