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comestible


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comestible  \Co*mes"ti*ble\,  a.  [F.  comestible,  fr  L.  comesus, 
  comestus  p.  p.  of  comedere  to  eat;  com-  +  edere  to  eat.] 
  Suitable  to  be  eaten;  eatable;  esculent. 
 
  Some  herbs  are  most  comestible.  --Sir  T. 
  Elyot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comestible  \Co*mes"ti*ble\,  n. 
  Something  suitable  to  be  eaten;  --  commonly  in  the  plural. 
  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  comestible 
  adj  :  suitable  for  use  as  food  [syn:  {edible},  {eatable}]  [ant:  {inedible}] 
  n  :  any  substance  that  can  be  used  as  food  [syn:  {edible},  {eatable}, 
  {pabulum},  {victual},  {victuals}] 




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