[ US /ˌɪˈnɛdəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɪnˈɛdəbə‍l/ ]
  1. not suitable for food
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How To Use inedible In A Sentence

  • There were still flowers in plenty, pink campion, toadflax, small blue scabious, honeysuckle, and six-inch mushrooms, inedible no doubt, but the blackberries were ripe and juicy enough to quench thirst.
  • The vegetable dumplings, in contrast, were almost inedible, with a slimy exterior and no discernible flavour.
  • In 1740 during an intense frost, birds fell to the ground frozen in flight and rock-hard bread was inedible.
  • Sharing space with the sweet and sugary stuff will be all kinds of inedible things from consumer durables and garments to furniture and lifestyle products.
  • Since the caterpillars have very bright distinctive colours, the birds quickly recognise that they are inedible and leave them alone.
  • Since the launch of the programme in 2001, hospital meals should no longer consist of inedible slop but healthy - and even gourmet - food.
  • And the food was inedible. Times, Sunday Times
  • After the puffball has matured, the contents change into a brown, dustlike mass, and the top falls off; and it is then inedible. The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)
  • Prices are too high, prize money too low, the food is inedible and the queues too long. Times, Sunday Times
  • Yeah, I named him Seymour, and then proceeded to behead him (the flowering stem is inedible, and saps the nutrients from the rest of the plant ... it had to be done!) and kidnap some of the "offspring" (read: stalks) to make these muffins! What Seymour Made!
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