Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being edible; suitableness for being eaten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Suitableness for being eaten; edibleness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun suitability for use as food

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being fit to eat

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Examples

  • The value of blogging in providing an outlet to test the edibility of half-baked ideas has become very clear to me now.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • It is the longissimus dorsi muscle — the vaunted backstrap — that aids the deer in its soaring bounds, its ­nitrogen - ​ powered, zero-to-see-ya-later speeds, and its incomparable edibility.

    The Tribute: Behold, the Backstrap

  • It is the longissimus dorsi muscle — the vaunted backstrap — that aids the deer in its soaring bounds, its ­nitrogen - ​ powered, zero-to-see-ya-later speeds, and its incomparable edibility.

    The Tribute: Behold, The Backstrap

  • I always thought of it eluding to edibility even for things that were not edible but the definition did not mention edible.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Annie said ... your blog is so much fun to read. i love all things spicy and, being a northerner, have never had things like real chorizo. i noted that you said to remove the seeds before pureeing the peppers. is that an edibility issue or a heat thing? thank you so much for sharing a style of cooking i would never have known much about.

    Making my own Mexican chorizo | Homesick Texan

  • The annual gala put on by the Brooklyn Museum featured works by artist Jennifer Rubell that were notable for their scale and of course their edibility.

    The Brooklyn Ball 2010: Food, Glorious Food!

  • "Keep Calm and Wobble On" is this competition's tag line, where designers compete in categories such as aesthetics, edibility/culinary appear and sculptural ingenuity.

    NYC Assignment Desk: World's Largest Yoga Event, Jell-o Molding Competition, Carnival-Inspired Sideshow

  • In that case, we will be testing the edibility of the fish in the lake.

    Financial crisis

  • The annual gala put on by the Brooklyn Museum featured works by artist Jennifer Rubell that were notable for their scale and of course their edibility.

    The Brooklyn Ball 2010: Food, Glorious Food!

  • The annual gala put on by the Brooklyn Museum featured works by artist Jennifer Rubell that were notable for their scale and of course their edibility.

    The Brooklyn Ball 2010: Food, Glorious Food!

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