concupiscible

[ kon-kyoo-pi-suh-buhl, kong- ]
/ kɒnˈkyu pɪ sə bəl, kɒŋ- /

adjective Archaic.

worthy of being desired.

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Origin of concupiscible

1490–1500; <Middle French comcupiscible<Late Latin concupīscibil(is), equivalent to Latin concupīsc(ere) (see concupiscent) + -ibilis-ible
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