eatable vs edible

eatable edible


  • 1) Anything edible
  • 2) in the plural food
  • 3) Something fit to be eaten.
  • 4) Food.
  • 5) Anything that may be eaten; that which is fit for or used as food.
  • 6) Able to be eaten; edible.
  • 7) Fit to be eaten; edible.
  • 8) Capable of being eaten; fit to be eaten; proper for food; esculent; edible.
  • 9) Fit to be eaten; edible; proper for food; esculent.


  • 1) Anything edible.
  • 2) a foodstuff infused with THC usually cannabutter baked good
  • 3) Something fit to be eaten; food.
  • 4) Anything that may be eaten for food; an article of food; an eatable; a constituent of a meal: generally in the plural: as, bring forward the edibles.
  • 5) That can be eaten without disgust.
  • 6) That can be eaten without harm; non-toxic to humans; suitable for consumption.
  • 7) Fit to be eaten, especially by humans.
  • 8) Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent.
  • 9) (Zoöl.) any snail used as food, esp. Helix pomatia and H. aspersa of Europe.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) the common European frog (Rana esculenta), used as food.
  • 11) See Bird's nest, 2.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) any species of crab used as food, esp. the American blue crab (Callinectes hastatus). See Crab.
  • 13) suitable for use as food
  • 14) Eatable; fit to be eaten as food; esculent: specifically applied to objects which are habitually eaten by man, or specially fit to be eaten, among similar things not fit for eating: as, edible birds'-nests; edible crabs; edible sea-urchins.


  • 1) Our tomatoes and other vegetables, as well as those from our local farmers market, were not only edible ( "eatable" in his vernacular), but delicious.
  • 2) The former porter mentioned each successive kind of eatable, as if he were musingly summing up his good actions.
  • 3) Our stomachs were nauseated at this giddy height, and, though we had almost every other kind of eatable and drinkable, our appetites craved only chocolate, which we could not obtain.
  • 4) That ought to be properly termed an eatable which is given away to a deserving man, in all other cases, he that takes it makes the donor's gift thrown away and the receiver is likewise ruined for his improperly accepting it.
  • 5) In many of them we saw fires, and in some of them observed that kind of eatable to which they give the name of cabra.
  • 6) It is what I should call a most uninteresting kind of eatable, but it serves as food and drink, having juice enough, so that they get along without water.
  • 7) In the interests of scientific thoroughness, we had four small eats and one antipasto between two adults and a 12-year-old, and they ranged from the good (marinated octopus, chicken liver crostini) to the sublime: prosciutto so delicate it was, according to my son, "like air", a compulsively eatable dish of fried courgettes, and a sensationally good stew of squid, potatoes, chickpeas and chilli.
  • 8) ‘Several of the men left early to hunt, and the remainder of them shared bits of eatable fruits and beans found in the wild.’
  • 9) ‘We made rolls out of the grains and wrapped them in the eatable parts of the skunk cabbage we gathered.’
  • 10) ‘We're running out of arable land, drinkable water, eatable fish.’
  • 11) ‘The only eatable substances left were Joel's spices, that were great when you had food to go along with them.’
  • 12) ‘Fumbwa, another typical Congolese dish, is mainly prepared with a popular variety of eatable leafy vegetable that grows wild in the forest over there.’
  • 13) ‘Foods and eatables should be covered and properly cooked before eating.’
  • 14) ‘I have seen lots of plays in the villages, where eatables are supplied to the audience.’
  • 15) ‘He would be showered with money, eatables and gifts after which he would be brought back home for circumcision in the presence of a big gathering.’
  • 16) ‘A unit to produce eatables out of discarded meats and other byproducts is also planned to be established, the official said.’
  • 17) ‘On Sunday night we actually received a scoop of ice cream with our eatables.’
  • 18) ‘Likewise, eatables with low calorie content such as wheat bread, diet rusk, fruits with low sugar content, and vegetables controlling sugar in the body were displayed.’
  • 19) ‘What are the three eatables or dishes you simply don't want to live without?’
  • 20) ‘In the latter part of this plan she was, of course, following God's final instructions to Noah; ‘For your part provide yourself with eatables of all kinds and lay in a store of them, to serve as food for yourself.’’
  • 21) ‘Some three to four years ago, a visitor to the zoo could very easily carry water bottles and eatables in plastic carry-bags inside.’
  • 22) ‘Per the guards instructions, I removed the remaining eatables from my three property boxes.’
  • 23) ‘People, who managed to come out of the area, have reported that there is an acute shortage of potable water and eatables.’
  • 24) ‘Like any other college canteen, this shop has eatables and stationery articles required by the students.’
  • 25) ‘The tribal children were provided dresses, shoes, pen, pencils and eatables.’
  • 26) ‘At every point we would come across a boat vendor selling some eatables, they would purchase something for me to eat.’
  • 27) ‘There was an altercation between the activists and a few hawkers who were selling eatables on the issue of payment.’
  • 28) ‘Those with children had to face a lot of problems to arrange eatables.’
  • 29) ‘A bedecked Christmas tree and stalls selling eatables added to the ambience.’
  • 30) ‘The crowd swelled as the day progressed, to the great pleasure of hawkers selling eatables and tea.’
  • 31) ‘They throw eatables, use sticks to tease them, and shout at the animals or even throw stones at them.’
  • 32) ‘Collectively, the eatables of nations have a great hand in giving their people their uniqueness.’


  • 1) These fruits are edible and taste sweet and creamy.
  • 2) They are easy to apply and can be used indoors, outside and on edible plants.
  • 3) With the exception of salad leaves and herbs, few edible plants give you as good a return on your investment as blueberries.
  • 4) Those gardeners who want a real taste of the tropics could try growing plants with edible fruit.
  • 5) Palm oil is an edible oil from the fruit of a palm tree called the oil palm.
  • 6) The fruits are still edible but need to be picked before they go mouldy.
  • 7) You just sat down and within seconds something edible was coming past on wheels.
  • 8) We did not find anything that was not perfectly edible.
  • 9) The tiny yellow flowers are also edible.
  • 10) But growing edible fruit and veg of decent quality is about much more than just problem control.
  • 11) They might not look pretty but they are perfectly edible and tasty too.
  • 12) Both the leaves and flowers are edible and offer a mild onion flavour.
  • 13) It was all still packed and perfectly edible.
  • 14) The strong colour and scent that comes from edible flowers can really add a wow factor to a dish.
  • 15) There are at least 75,000 edible plants growing on the surface of the globe.
  • 16) Find something edible, boil it in liquid and serve.
  • 17) There's something cheerful about the sight of edible plants in a flower garden.
  • 18) If you plant trees, make sure they grow edible fruit.
  • 19) Although the lumps look unsightly, the sprout buttons are still perfectly edible.
  • 20) A more unusual food is an edible seaweed.
  • 21) I always like to give something edible as a present.
  • 22) ONE factor of this whole scandal is that a lot of perfectly edible food is going to be destroyed.
  • 23) When it came to actual, edible food, the abilities of a cook were critical.
  • 24) No. Is the food edible?
  • 25) White flowers on previous season's stems, followed by edible yellow fruits.
  • 26) Anyway, this week's recipes are something of an edible postcard from my recent jaunt.
  • 27) Half the cost of producing a tub of margarine is the edible oils and the price of those commodities has risen by 30 per cent this year.
  • 28) And carbohydrate is the primary ingredient in the majority of what I call edible products which are highly profitable for a whole array of reasons.
  • 29) While the company still churns out its classic product, in child-friendly flavors like Bubble Gum, S'mores and Cookies 'n Cream, it has also introduced what it calls an "edible" espresso that can be spooned up like a snack, blended with milk for a shake or melted in a mug in the microwave for a fast cup of coffee.
  • 30) They just need some Twilight cereal, apple shaped and flavored and covered in edible glitter, Twilight tooth paste that would make your teeth not just white but “razor sharp” etc …
  • 31) I also bought a bag of a Chinese candy called White Rabbit (pictured further below), which is kind of like a subtly sweet vanilla Tootsie Roll wrapped in edible rice paper.
  • 32) Making our way along the banks of the stream, our asparagus stash growing, we stopped to study the wild flowers: indigo blue muscari* (Marie Françoise tells me she used to dye her doll's clothes with the boiled flowers), mustard yellow "genêt" * (also good for dye and used in edible flower salads), and "fumeterre".
  • 33) The Caesar and Greek salads were served in edible cups made of Parmesan cheese.
  • 34) Humans are hard wired to avoid eating things that are colored hues that do not naturally occur in edible substances.
  • 35) Crushing its seeds provides oil which, besides being edible, is used for making soap; the residue from oil extraction makes nutritious seed cake for cattle.
  • 36) ‘Certainly there is a corollary to this in the world of edible plants, where poisonous plants tend to be bitter, while edible plants and berries tend to be sweet.’
  • 37) ‘This applies mostly to the larger edible variety, which are a delicacy for a number of households, both urban and rural.’
  • 38) ‘Since he didn't wish to lose time by hunting, he searched for edible roots and berries.’
  • 39) ‘Sally told herself and started looking around the areas, hoping to find some wild berries or other edible fruits.’
  • 40) ‘Students also find and consume edible plants and build shelters using natural found materials.’
  • 41) ‘There are many inedible poisonous mushrooms out there to be mistaken for edible ones.’
  • 42) ‘When it comes to edible gifts, the list of things to make is endless.’
  • 43) ‘But there are some less well-known edible plants that are also very attractive to look at.’
  • 44) ‘If you like edible flowers, try some of the tiny white blossoms sprinkled onto salads.’
  • 45) ‘Would-be pickers should be wary of traditional rules for separating edible fungi from poisonous varieties.’
  • 46) ‘Nearby were dozens of morel mushrooms: the most prized edible fungus in North America.’
  • 47) ‘Since ancient times, locals have planted rape flowers to extract edible oil.’
  • 48) ‘I had no idea there were 13 types of edible beans.’
  • 49) ‘Many of the edible seaweeds mentioned in the article can be hard to find.’
  • 50) ‘The reefs have been picked clean of many of the more popular forms of edible seaweed.’
  • 51) ‘The lakes and rivers and coastline provided fish and shellfish, as well as edible algae.’
  • 52) ‘Customers can also add greeting card or photo or logo to be laminated on the cakes, as edible part.’
  • 53) ‘In fact, the creamy white flesh is barely edible; it's tasteless and slimy.’
  • 54) ‘The staff were arrogant, the meal was barely edible.’
  • 55) ‘A frog will starve to death in a field of perfectly edible dead bugs.’
  • 56) ‘It was the signal for us to assemble in his bailiwick, where we would find a waiting cornucopia of edibles: apples, oranges, candy, dried fruits, nuts, cookies, soft drinks.’
  • 57) ‘Heinz makes ketchup, pizza crust, baby cereal and other edibles in such countries as Poland, Venezuela, Botswana, Thailand, and most of all, China and India.’
  • 58) ‘Generous and hospitable to a fault, he does not forget to bring in all kinds of edibles, from fruits to biscuits and cereals.’
  • 59) ‘They grow their own vegetables and collect wild edibles such as mushrooms and berries.’
  • 60) ‘Nutritional science is demonstrating that some edibles - call them functional foods - do far more than provide essential nutrients for normal maintenance and development.’
  • 61) ‘They can also be used to create unique and fun edibles with gelatin, chocolate, and cheese or butter.’
  • 62) ‘After the Mass all present sat down to a four course full Christmas dinner of turkey, ham and other edibles, which was delicious.’
  • 63) ‘It doesn't recognize the utter practicality of it, the need to supply yourself with edibles.’
  • 64) ‘Most of us immediately wipe up spills in the fridge, and we all know we should tightly seal food before stowing it, and toss out edibles past their prime.’
  • 65) ‘Around the house is a mix of edibles (persimmon, grapes) and old-fashioned plants like wisteria that suggests a restored ranch garden.’
  • 66) ‘Immediately, everyone sprawled around in an uproar, plucking edibles and foodstuffs from cabinets and shelves.’
  • 67) ‘After they get a fire going and sufficient wood stocked up, they eat supper that consists of some stew and some edibles they find around the camp.’
  • 68) ‘And still the vermin stole and ate every morsel of edibles they found.’
  • 69) ‘During the long and miserable forty days of Lent, desirable edibles such as eggs and butter were not permitted to be eaten.’
  • 70) ‘These special edibles and, to a lesser extent, foods advertised as ‘especially for women,’ are the latest marketing hook.’
  • 71) ‘That's why in our annual holiday season search for incredible edibles, we decided to focus on American purveyors of foods that make us feel good.’
  • 72) ‘At the same time, the discipline calls for a little sacrifice in the renunciation of the abundance of edibles so as to be able to feel the pain of hunger, resulting from a lifestyle enforced by poverty.’
  • 73) ‘However, once again I soon depleted all desirable edibles.’
  • 74) ‘Wisely, most campers leave the wild edibles to game show contestants and the hopelessly lost.’
  • 75) This food isn't edible, you can't eat it!

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