Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
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Friday word: comestible

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

Definition: edible

Example:

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

Etymology:

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

First Known Use: 15th century


For more food-related words, please see: http://www.merriam-webster.com/top-ten-lists/top-10-food-words-worth-savoring/piquant.html
Tags: adjective, c, latin, wordsmith: med_cat
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