Esculent



[es-kyuh-luh nt] /ˈɛs kyə lənt/

adjective
1.
suitable for use as food; edible.
noun
2.
something edible, especially a vegetable.
/ˈɛskjʊlənt/
noun
1.
any edible substance
adjective
2.
edible
adj.

1620s, from Latin esculentus “good to eat, eatable,” from esca “food,” from PIE *eds-qa- (cf. Lithuanian eska “appetite”), from root *ed- “to eat” (see edible).

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