eatable eatable  /ˈi tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any substance that can be used as food
  2. (adj) suitable for use as food

Usage(s):

  1. They were doing a thriving trade, however, in everything wearable, drinkable or eatable that devoted French women thought their men at the front might like.
  2. Stouffer's food is unlikely to send a gourmet into raptures, or to show much evidence of fuss, but it is inevitably eatable, usually tasty, always well-served, and priced moderately.
  3. Commissioner of Fisheries O'Malley officially opened the campaign with a lecture on the Pink salmon, obligingly giving special attention to its eatable qualities.

News

  • Go for Quinoa

    The super food quinoa was discovered four thousand years ago by the Incas. Back then, it was considered “eatable gold” because it boosted a warrior’s strength. Well, the ancients weren’t far off.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

Quotes

  • Mark Twain said it best: "There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Mark Twain Source: See Magazine

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