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Meaning of “indigestible” in the English Dictionary

"indigestible" in British English

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indigestibleadjective

uk   us   /ˌɪn.dɪˈdʒes.tɪ.bl̩/
  • indigestible adjective (FOOD)

Ingestible ​food is ​difficult or ​impossible for the ​stomach to ​break down: a ​tough and indigestible ​piece of ​steak
indigestibility
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.dɪ.dʒes.tɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(Definition of indigestible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indigestible" in American English

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indigestibleadjective

 us   /ˌɪn·dɪˈdʒes·tə·bəl, ˌɪn·dɑɪ-/
(of ​food) ​difficult or ​impossible to ​change into ​smallerforms that the ​body can ​absorb after ​eating it: The ​meat was so ​tough, it was ​almost indigestible.
(Definition of indigestible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indigestible”
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 难消化的, 不能消化的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 難消化的, 不能消化的…
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