Definition of eatable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈiːtəb(ə)l/


Fit to be consumed as food: eatable fruits
More example sentences
  • Several of the men left early to hunt, and the remainder of them shared bits of eatable fruits and beans found in the wild.
  • We made rolls out of the grains and wrapped them in the eatable parts of the skunk cabbage we gathered.
  • We're running out of arable land, drinkable water, eatable fish.
edible, palatable, digestible;
fit to eat, fit for consumption, fit to be consumed
rare comestible


Items of food: parcels of eatables and gifts
More example sentences
  • Foods and eatables should be covered and properly cooked before eating.
  • I have seen lots of plays in the villages, where eatables are supplied to the audience.
  • He would be showered with money, eatables and gifts after which he would be brought back home for circumcision in the presence of a big gathering.

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