Definition of eatable in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈiːtəb(ə)l


  • Fit to be consumed as food: eatable fruits
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    • 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


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  • Items of food: parcels of eatables and gifts
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    • 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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