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edible

adjective uk   /ˈed.ɪ.bl̩/ us  
C1 suitable or safe for eating: Only the leaves of the plant are edible.
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in Korean 먹을 수 있는…
in Arabic صالِح لِلأكل…
in French comestible…
in Turkish yenilebilir, zararsız…
in Italian commestibile…
in Chinese (Traditional) (無毒而)可以吃的, 適宜食用的…
in Russian съедобный…
in Polish jadalny…
in Spanish comestible…
in Portuguese comestível…
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…
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