Co*mes"ti*ble (?), a. [F. comestible, fr. L. comesus, comestus, p. p. pf comedere to eat; com- + edere to eat.]

Suitable to be eaten; eatable; esculent.

Some herbs are most comestible. Sir T. Elyot.

 

© Webster 1913.


Co*mes"ti*ble, n.

Something suitable to be eaten; -- commonly in the plural.

Thackeray.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.