eradicable

[ ih-rad-i-kuh-buh l ]
/ ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl /

adjective

capable of being eradicated.

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Origin of eradicable

1840–50; < Late Latin ērādīcābilis, equivalent to Latin ērādīc(āre) to eradicate + -ābilis -able

OTHER WORDS FROM eradicable

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Words nearby eradicable

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Example sentences from the Web for eradicable

  • Disease had been communicated several years before, of a kind which was much more communicable then, than it was eradicable now.

  • He loved, and the transient doubt which had saddened his thoughts could not struggle against a thought which was now eradicable.

    Last of the Incas|Gustave Aimard