Definition of Inedible

1. Adjective. Not suitable for food.

Exact synonyms: Uneatable
Similar to: Poisonous
Also: Indigestible, Unpalatable, Tough
Antonyms: Edible



Definition of Inedible

1. a. Not edible; not fit for food.

Definition of Inedible

1. Adjective. not edible; not appropriate, worthy, or safe to eat ¹

2. Noun. Anything inedible; that which is not a foodstuff. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inedible

1. not fit to be eaten [adj] : INEDIBLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inedible

inebriacy
inebriant
inebriants
inebriate
inebriated
inebriates
inebriateth
inebriating
inebriation
inebriations
inebrieties
inebriety
inebrious
inedia
inedibility
inedible (current term)
inedibles
inedibly
inedita
inedited
ineditus
ineducabilities
ineducability
ineducable
inee
ineffabilities
ineffability
ineffable
ineffableness
ineffablenesses

Literary usage of Inedible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of New Jersey by Charles Anthony Shriner (1896)
"The flesh is tough and inedible. Scoter, White-winged, or White-winged Coot.— Similar to the American Scoter, but three inches longer; bill, one and a half ..."

2. Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture During the 2d Session of the by Committee on agriculture, United States, Congress, House (1910)
"What precautions do you take to make sure that the things you mark " inedible " do not finally get in with those that are edible? Mr. BENNETT. ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"inedible is a considerably more common word overall than uneatable: those ... 1953 inedible fats of both plant and animal origin — Harold L. Wilcke, ..."

4. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, Luther Burbank Society (U.S.), John Whitson, Henry Smith Williams, Robert John (1914)
"... inedible FRUITS WHICH MAY BE TRANSFORMED EVEN THE ACRID BARBERRY Is CHANGING WE have had occasion more than once to call attention to the extraordinary ..."

5. Tariff ... Hearing[s] ... on H.R. 7456 by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance (1921)
"tXv.! pounds does not represent all the inedible tallow ... The yield of inedible tallow from each 900 to 1000 pound steer sent to the farmer, ..."

6. Text-book of Meat Hygiene: With Special Consideration of Antemortem and by Richard Heinrich Edelmann, John Robbins Mohler, Adolph Eichhorn (1919)
"All tanks and equipment used for rendering or preparing inedible products shall be in rooms or compartments separate from those used for rendering or ..."

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