from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. suitability for use as food
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Suitableness for being eaten; edibleness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being edible; suitableness for being eaten.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being fit to eat
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I always thought of it eluding to edibility even for things that were not edible but the definition did not mention edible.
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.
The value of blogging in providing an outlet to test the edibility of half-baked ideas has become very clear to me now.
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 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.
"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.
In that case, we will be testing the edibility of the fish in the lake.
Meanwhile, going back to the older question on the edibility palatability of animals like trilobites, Richard Fortey once mentioned how he and his wife went to a restaurant in Thailand, and, upon seeing a horseshoe crab crawling around in the aquarium, they ordered it for dinner.
After vetting their edibility with a knowledgeable aunt (the primary rule of wild mushroom gathering is “when in doubt, throw it out”), I constructed a hearty stew using this tasty treasure.
It was only after Froso, whose food judgment I trust without question, confirmed their edibility that I slurped its contents into my mouth.