Potable



[poh-tuh-buh l] /ˈpoʊ tə bəl/

adjective
1.
fit or suitable for drinking:
potable water.
noun
2.
Usually, potables. drinkable liquids; beverages.
/ˈpəʊtəbəl/
adjective
1.
fit to drink; drinkable
noun
2.
something fit to drink; a beverage
adj.

early 15c., from Old French potable (14c.) and directly from Late Latin potabilis “drinkable,” from Latin potare “to drink” (see potion).

potable po·ta·ble (pō’tə-bəl)
adj.
Fit to drink; drinkable.
po’ta·bil’i·ty or po’ta·ble·ness n.

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