Origin of edible
Examples from the Web for edible
In fact, Fast Company predicts that edible insects are already a $20 million industry in the U.S.
Before Kaye, edible taxidermy had not yet been introduced to the mainstream on an educational level.
Coffee beans are available in jewelry, keychain, soap, body spray and, of course, edible and brewable form.
Poking through this crunchy-sweet vegetable mound is edible ecstasy.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market|Jane & Michael Stern|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Colombia trip includes foraging from forests outside Bogotá and eyeing orchids in Medellín (not edible).
The crisp, sweet, watery pink pulp enveloping each seed is the edible portion of the Pomegranate.Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands|Gerrit Parmile Wilder
If served with any meat making an abundant gravy, cook as directed under the plate of Edible Russulas.
This implies that mushrooms are edible and that toadstools are poisonous, and this belief is very widespread in the public mind.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
Mary Grant and the Major, who had not thought highly of the edible fern till then, now ate of it heartily.In Search of the Castaways|Jules Verne
There are three ways by which he can become familiar with the edible kinds.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Word Origin for edible
1590s, from Late Latin edibilis "eatable," from Latin edere "to eat," from PIE root *ed- "to eat" (cf. Sanskrit admi "I eat;" Greek edo "I eat;" Lithuanian edu "I eat;" Hittite edmi "I eat," adanna "food;" Old Irish ithim "I eat;" Gothic itan, Old Swedish and Old English etan, Old High German essan "to eat;" Avestan ad- "to eat;" Armenian utem "I eat;" Old Church Slavonic jasti "to eat," Russian jest "to eat").