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Comestible vs. Edible

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Comestibleadjective

Suitable to be eaten; edible.

Edibleadjective

That can be eaten without harm; innocuous to humans; suitable for consumption.

‘edible fruit’;

Comestiblenoun

Anything that can be eaten; food.

Edibleadjective

That can be eaten without disgust.

‘Although stale, the bread was edible.’;

Comestibleadjective

Suitable to be eaten; eatable; esculent.

‘Some herbs are most comestible.’;

Ediblenoun

Anything edible.

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Comestiblenoun

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

Ediblenoun

In particular, an edible mushroom.

Comestiblenoun

any substance that can be used as food

Ediblenoun

(marijuana) a foodstuff, usually a baked good, infused with tetrahydrocannabinol from cannabutter etc.

Comestibleadjective

suitable for use as food

Edibleadjective

Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes.

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Ediblenoun

any substance that can be used as food

Edibleadjective

suitable for use as food

Edibleadjective

fit to be eaten (often used to contrast with unpalatable or poisonous varieties)

‘the shrub has small edible berries’;

Ediblenoun

items of food

‘delicatessen, as the name suggests, means delicate edibles’;

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