from The Century Dictionary.
- Capable of being chewed; susceptible of mastication.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Capable of being masticated.
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- adjective Able to be
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Such carrots! small, cadaverous, brick-coloured things, no bigger than a cork, as dry, as masticable, and, still like a cork, with little save a _smell_ to commend their indulgence.
Roots are so easily masticable that if they are rendered more so there is danger of their being so hastily swallowed as to escape thorough insalivation, which is so necessary to ensure perfect digestion.
a process which left it masticable indeed, but void of savour and nourishment.