edible

Part of speech: adjective

Eatable.

Part of speech: noun

Something suitable for food.

Part of speech: noun

Edibility.

Part of speech: noun

Edibleness.

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Usage examples "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", Charles Dudley Warner.
  2. Fruit: A depressed red berry, scarcely edible. - "Wild Flowers Worth Knowing", 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", Pierre Blot.