Co*mes"ti*ble (?), a. [F. comestible, fr. L. comesus, comestus, p. p. pf comedere to eat; com- + edere to eat.]

Suitable to be eaten; eatable; esculent.

Some herbs are most comestible. Sir T. Elyot.


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Co*mes"ti*ble, n.

Something suitable to be eaten; -- commonly in the plural.



© Webster 1913.

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