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inedible

[in-ed-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈɛd ə bəl/
adjective
1.
not edible; unfit to be eaten.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; in-3 + edible
Related forms
inedibility, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for in-edible

inedible

/ɪnˈɛdɪbəl/
adjective
1.
not fit to be eaten; uneatable
Derived Forms
inedibility, noun
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Word Origin and History for in-edible

inedible

adj.

"unfit to eat," 1822, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + edible. Related: Inedibly; inedibility.

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