Definition of Edibleness

1. Noun. The property of being fit to eat.

Exact synonyms: Edibility
Generic synonyms: Property
Specialized synonyms: Digestibility, Digestibleness, Indigestibility, Indigestibleness
Derivative terms: Edible, Edible

Definition of Edibleness

1. n. Suitableness for being eaten.

Definition of Edibleness

1. Noun. edibility ¹

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Definition of Edibleness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edibleness

edible asparagus
edible banana
edible bean
edible cockle
edible corn
edible dormice
edible dormouse
edible fat
edible frog
edible fruit
edible mussel
edible nut
edible sea urchin
edible seed
edible snail
edibleness (current term)

Literary usage of Edibleness

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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"On the subject of its edibleness Mr. CF Saunders writes entertainingly in the Philadelphia ... As to the edibleness of the fruit, that is a matter of taste; ..."

2. Institutes of Education: Comprising an Introduction to Rational Psychology by Simon Somerville Laurie (1899)
"But with many objects the case is different: there is, eg the bone in respect to which one salient quality ("smell or sweet edibleness") impresses him most ..."

3. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"... person will admit) immunity would depend largely upon other factors, say, the degree of hunger of the cannibals and the edibleness of the missionary. ..."

4. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"It may be applied directly to the infested grain or seed without injury to its edibleness or viability by spraying with an ordinary watering-can having a ..."

5. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"The most frequent question about them, however, relates not to their edibleness, but rather to methods by which they may be exterminated. ..."

6. Dictionary of Latin Synonymes: For the Use of Schools and Private Students by Ludwig Ramshorn, Francis Lieber (1841)
"... the iron implements of agriculturists ; pulmentum, every thing which serves for the edibleness of the puls, meat dishes, &c.; ..."

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