Origin of edible
Synonyms for edible
Examples from the Web for unedible
Historical Examples of unedible
Cut cold meat of any variety in thin slices; trim off all unedible portions and dispose neatly in the center of an ample dish.
When I got to sea I found that his tubers were rank and unedible, and full of fine yellow streaks of repulsive appearance.Sailing Alone Around The World
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").