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digestible

[dih-jes-tuh-buh l, dahy-] /dɪˈdʒɛs tə bəl, daɪ-/
adjective
1.
capable of being digested; readily digested.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin dīgestibilis < Latin dīgest(us) (see digest) + -ibilis -ible
Related forms
digestibility, noun
digestibly, adverb
nondigestibility, noun
nondigestible, adjective
nondigestibleness, noun
nondigestibly, adverb
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  • Also, cooking increases the digestibility of many foods, especially meat.
British Dictionary definitions for digestibility

digestible

/dɪˈdʒɛstəbəl; daɪ-/
adjective
1.
capable of being digested or easy to digest
Derived Forms
digestibility, digestibleness, noun
digestibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for digestibility

digestible

adj.

late 14c., from Old French digestible, from Latin digestibilis, from past participle stem of digerere (see digest (n.)).

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