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habitable (adj.)

late 14c., from Old French habitable "suitable for human dwelling" (14c.), from Latin habitabilis "that is fit to live in," from habitare "to live, inhabit, dwell," frequentative of habere "to have, to hold, possess" (from PIE root *ghabh- "to give or receive").

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Definitions of habitable from WordNet

habitable (adj.)
fit for habitation;
the habitable world
Synonyms: inhabitable
From wordnet.princeton.edu