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eatable (adj.)

late 15c., from eat + -able. Compare edible.

updated on September 27, 2017

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Definitions of eatable from WordNet
1
eatable (n.)
any substance that can be used as food;
2
eatable (adj.)
suitable for use as food;
Synonyms: edible / comestible
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