from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Fit to be eaten, especially by humans: edible roots; an edible mushroom.
- n. Something fit to be eaten; food: edibles such as vegetables and meat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. That can be eaten without harm; non-toxic to humans; suitable for consumption.
- adj. That can be eaten without disgust.
- n. Anything edible.
- n. a foodstuff infused with THC usually cannabutter baked good
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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.
- n. 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. suitable for use as food
- n. any substance that can be used as food
Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere ("to eat"). (Wiktionary)