What does the word edible mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Eatable.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Something suitable for food.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Edibility.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Edibleness.

Usage examples for edible

  1. No other people existing, or that ever did exist, could command such a variety of edible products for daily consumption as the mass of the American people habitually use today. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  2. Fruit: A depressed red berry, scarcely edible. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  3. It is nearly, if not quite impossible, for a person having no practice in it, to make them edible; it is better to buy them ready made at pork- butchers' shops, or to hire an experienced person to make them. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
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