[dih-jes-tuh-buh l, dahy-]
Origin of digestible
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Examples from the Web for digestibility
The curing of cheese develops not only flavor, but texture and digestibility.
These points have to be considered in judging the digestibility of these carbohydrates.Researches on Cellulose
C. F. Cross
Palatability is an important factor in the digestibility of foods.
What influence does milk have upon the digestibility of other foods?
To what is the difference in digestibility supposed to be due?
- capable of being digested or easy to digest
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Word Origin and History for digestibility
late 14c., from Old French digestible, from Latin digestibilis, from past participle stem of digerere (see digest (n.)).
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