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delectable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delectable  \De*lec"ta*ble\,  a.  [OF.  delitable,  OF  delitable,  F. 
  d['e]lectable,  fr  L.  delectabilis  fr  delectare  to  delight. 
  See  {Delight}.] 
  Highly  pleasing;  delightful. 
 
  Delectable  both  to  behold  and  taste.  --Milton. 
  --  {De*lec"ta*ble*ness},  n.  --  {De*lec"ta*bly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  delectable 
  adj  1:  extremely  pleasing  to  the  sense  of  taste  [syn:  {delicious}, 
  {luscious},  {pleasant-tasting},  {scrumptious},  {toothsome}, 
  {yummy}] 
  2:  capable  of  arousing  desire;  "the  delectable  Miss  Haynes" 
  [syn:  {sexually  attractive}] 




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