[ed-uh-buh l] /ˈɛd ə bəl/
fit to be as food; eatable; esculent.
Usually, edibles. edible substances; food.
fit to be eaten; eatable
1590s, from Late Latin edibilis “eatable,” from Latin edere “to eat,” from PIE root *ed- “to eat” (cf. Sanskrit admi “I eat;” Greek edo “I eat;” Lithuanian edu “I eat;” Hittite edmi “I eat,” adanna “food;” Old Irish ithim “I eat;” Gothic itan, Old Swedish and Old English etan, Old High German essan “to eat;” Avestan ad- “to eat;” Armenian utem “I eat;” Old Church Slavonic jasti “to eat,” Russian jest “to eat”).
[ed-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌɛd ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ noun 1. an article in a newspaper or other periodical or on a website presenting the opinion of the publisher, writer, or . 2. a statement broadcast on radio or television that presents the opinion of the owner, manager, or the like, of the program, station, or […]
[ej-oo-key-shuh n] /ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills, as for a profession. 3. a degree, […]
[ej-oo-key-shuh-nl] /ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to . 2. tending or intended to , instruct, or inform: an educational show on television. /ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. providing knowledge; instructive or informative: an educational toy 2. of or relating to education adj. 1650s, “due to education;” 1831, “pertaining to education;” from education + -al (1). […]
[non-i-fek-tiv] /ˌnɒn ɪˈfɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. not . 2. not fit for duty or active service, as a soldier or sailor. noun 3. a noneffective person. /ˌnɒnɪˈfɛktɪv/ adjective 1. not effective 2. unfit for or incapable of active military service noun 3. (military) a noneffective person