Palatability



[pal-uh-tuh-buh l] /ˈpæl ə tə bəl/

adjective
1.
acceptable or agreeable to the or taste; savory:
palatable food.
2.
acceptable or agreeable to the mind or feelings:
palatable ideas.
/ˈpælətəbəl/
adjective
1.
pleasant to taste
2.
acceptable or satisfactory: a palatable suggestion
adj.

1660s, “good-tasting,” from palate + -able. Figurative use from 1680s. Related: Palatably; palatability.

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