edible

[ ed-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈɛd ə bəl /

adjective

fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent.

noun

Usually edibles. edible substances; food.

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Origin of edible

1605–15; < Late Latin edibilis, equivalent to ed(ere) to eat + -ibilis -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM edible

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH edible

addable edible
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British Dictionary definitions for edible

edible
/ (ˈɛdɪbəl) /

adjective

fit to be eaten; eatable

Derived forms of edible

edibility or edibleness, noun

Word Origin for edible

C17: from Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere to eat
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