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Definition of "edible" []

  • Fit to be eaten, especially by humans: edible roots; an edible mushroom. (adjective)
  • Something fit to be eaten; food: edibles such as vegetables and meat. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "edible" in a sentence
  • "And carbohydrate is the primary ingredient in the majority of what I call edible products which are highly profitable for a whole array of reasons."
  • "While the company still churns out its classic product, in child-friendly flavors like Bubble Gum, S'mores and Cookies 'n Cream, it has also introduced what it calls an "edible" espresso that can be spooned up like a snack, blended with milk for a shake or melted in a mug in the microwave for a fast cup of coffee."
  • "They just need some Twilight cereal, apple shaped and flavored and covered in edible glitter, Twilight tooth paste that would make your teeth not just white but “razor sharp” etc …"