comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals(adj)
any substance that can be used as food
edible, comestible, eatable(adj)
suitable for use as food
a foodstuff infused with THC usually cannabutter baked good
That can be eaten without harm; non-toxic to humans; suitable for consumption.
That can be eaten without disgust.
Although stale, the bread was edible.
Origin: From edibilis, from edere.
fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes
Origin: [L. edibilis, fr. edere to eat. See Eat.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ed′i-bl, adj. fit to be eaten.—n. something for food.—ns. Edibil′ity, Ed′ibleness, fitness for being eaten. [L. edibilis—edĕre, to eat.]
The numerical value of edible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of edible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I wouldn't say it would be as restaurant quality when it gets to them, but it's edible.
To them, the food becomes a non-edible object and loses its value as being considered food.
If people see me holding a poisonous plant they will mistake it for being edible, some people are so keen and quick on the trigger to collect that they will pick up anything.
It is an important statement about our concern for the environment, it is educational for our culinary team, and it provides fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers throughout our hotel.
A silk cup can be thrown away without harmful effects to the environment -- unlike a polystyrene cup, it's edible, so you can do smart packaging around food and can cook it with the food. It doesn't taste good, so I'm going to need some help with that.
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Translations for edible
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- صالحة للأكلArabic
- годен за ядене, храна, ядливBulgarian
- comestibleCatalan, Valencian
- eßbar, essbarGerman
- εδώδιμα, εδώδιμος, φαγώσιμος, φαγώσιμα, βρώσιμοςGreek
- syötävä, syömäkelpoinenFinnish
- ytberWestern Frisian
- comestíbel, comestibleGalician
- edule, edibile, commestibileItalian
- 食える, 食用, 食べられるJapanese
- comível, edível, comestívelPortuguese
- comestibilă, comestibil, mâncabilRomanian
- годный в пищу, съестное, съедобныйRussian
- јестив, jestivSerbo-Croatian
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