inedible

[ in-ed-uh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈɛd ə bəl /

adjective

not edible; unfit to be eaten.

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Origin of inedible

First recorded in 1815–25; in-3 + edible

OTHER WORDS FROM inedible

in·ed·i·bil·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for inedibility

  • Their inedibility, which they owe to a more or less coriaceous epidermis and an armature of strong sharp spines (Fig. 6).

  • In some instances the inedibility of the larvae extends to the perfect insect, but not in others.

    Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace

British Dictionary definitions for inedibility

inedible
/ (ɪnˈɛdɪbəl) /

adjective

not fit to be eaten; uneatable

Derived forms of inedible

inedibility, noun
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