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"edible" in British English

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edibleadjective

uk   /ˈed.ə.bəl/  us   /ˈed.ə.bəl/
C1 suitable or safe for eating: Only the leaves of the plant are edible.
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(Definition of edible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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edibleadjective

 us   /ˈed·ə·bəl/
suitable or safe for eating: Only the leaves of the plant are edible.
(Definition of edible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “edible”
in Korean 먹을 수 있는…
in Arabic صالِح لِلأكل…
in Malaysian boleh dimakan…
in French comestible…
in Russian съедобный…
in Chinese (Traditional) (無毒而)可以吃的, 適宜食用的…
in Italian commestibile…
in Turkish yenilebilir, zararsız…
in Polish jadalny…
in Spanish comestible…
in Vietnamese ăn được…
in Portuguese comestível…
in Thai ที่สามารถกินได้…
in German eßbar…
in Catalan comestible…
in Japanese 食べられる, 食用の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (无毒而)可以吃的, 适宜食用的…
in Indonesian bisa dimakan…
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