habile

[hab-il]

Origin of habile

1375–1425; late Middle English habyll < Latin habilis handy, apt; see able
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habile

adjective
  1. rare skilful
  2. obsolete fit

Word Origin for habile

C14: from Latin habilis, from habēre to have; see able
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