Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: comestible

Something suitable for the season...:)
co·mes·ti·ble adjective \kə-ˈmes-tə-bəl\

Definition: edible


<some mushrooms are comfortably comestible, but others are decidedly poisonous>


Medieval Latin comestibilis, from Latin comestus, past participle of comedere to eat, from com- + edere to eat

First Known Use: 15th century

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Tags: adjective, c, latin, wordsmith: med_cat

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