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edible

pertaining to a substance that can be eaten.

edible

(ĕd′ĭ-bl) [L. edere, to eat]
Suitable for food; fit to eat; nonpoisonous.
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the absence of reliable quality signals, the lack of traceability, the high degree of anonymity, and the destruction of trust--that creates the structural impediments and powerful disincentive for improving the edibility of food.
The potential but questionable edibility of the rhinoceros is thus mentioned in the text, but not in context of five-nailed creatures.
This research was designed to observe the effect of two drying methods on the physico-chemical properties of the seed oil and determine its edibility, suitability for paints, alkyl resin and soap making.
The smoky flavor of campfire cooking is nothing short of a culinary triumph, but possibly even better than the succulent edibility of these dishes is the fact that there are no greasy pots and pans to deal with afterwards.
There is no indication that DHLS can be harmful to humans or affect the edibility of the venison," the ODFW says in a prepared statement on the disease.
discusses the classifications of sacrificial animals according to dental and foot structure, mode of procreation, and edibility.
We value it, however, not so much for vivacity, good looks, or spirituality as for its sumptuous edibility.
Using SurfaceWorks, designers can incorporate freeform surfaces into the design of SolidWorks parts and assemblies while maintaining bi-directional associativity and full relational edibility.
healthy eating for children aged 0 do3 years in childcare and children~s kitchens and other regulations implementing the Food Act and all other laws and regulations to ensure proper execution of the subject of the contract and the quality and edibility of food and products covered by the contract.
Christmas Bird Counts replaced the 19th century Christmas tradition of "side hunts,'' the competitive shooting of as many birds as possible, regardless of their size, species, rarity or edibility.
Concerns over the edibility of exposed fin-fish were ameliorated somewhat by a NOAA report describing how finfish excrete hydrocarbon toxins into their bile system, without storing them in muscle tissue.
Following the warning to "never eat any mushroom that you are not certain is edible," this comprehensive field guide introduces the most common genera with descriptions of physical characteristics, edibility, habitat, and growing season.