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digestible

[ dih-jes-tuh-buhl, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈdʒɛs tə bəl, daɪ- /
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adjective

capable of being digested; readily digested.

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Origin of digestible

1350–1400; Middle English <Late Latin dīgestibilis<Latin dīgest(us) (see digest) + -ibilis-ible

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British Dictionary definitions for digestible

digestible
/ (dɪˈdʒɛstəbəl, daɪ-) /

adjective

capable of being digested or easy to digest

Derived forms of digestible

digestibility or digestibleness, noundigestibly, adverb
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