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- adj. Not eatable; not fit for eating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not eatable; not fit to be eaten: as, uneatable fruit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not suitable for food
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There was once an entire branch of our sport dedicated to catching herons and other large, "uneatable" birds, ringing them for posterity with a metal band and then releasing them.
Still made a lot of hamburger and the ribs totally blood shot and uneatable.
Ribs on entry side were practically uneatable because of the hydrostatic shock and trama.
Sprouted grains date back to the ancient Hebrews, who developed the first form of bread with matzo or matzah by smashing uneatable grain berries into a paste, spreading the paste out on a flat surface to dry in the sun and creating edible and portable food that they could make anywhere and could easily carry off with them as their nomadic lifestyle demanded.
The old man diligently started to put things back on the shelves, and a few tables he had in the store, he picked back up, but most of his foods were uneatable, cans dented, and it all was really too much, he stopped and leaned against a pole in the middle of the store.
On my desk, I have a 338 225 grain recovered from one of the Caribou I shot at 650 and still turned the meat into hamburger, the ribs were so blood shot they were uneatable and the diameter of the mushroom portion is a good 5/8 in diameter.
At first, before the guests ate, a dirty table in the kitchen was hastily strewn with uneatable scraps.
The unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable (or the other way round) 7: 18pm
The unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable (or the other way round)
I am not calling Sarah Palin "unspeakable," or the apparently "tiny" -- according to Piper Palin -- caribou she shot "uneatable," but who knows what Wilde would have done had he been in my position.