Definition of 'edible'

edible

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Definitions

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.

Examples

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!

Other users have misspelling edible as:

1. eddible 4.76%

2. ediable 3.17%

3. editble 3.17%

4. Other 88.9%

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