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[poh-tuh-buh l] /ˈpoʊ tə bəl/

fit or suitable for drinking:
potable water.
Usually, potables. drinkable liquids; beverages.
fit to drink; drinkable
something fit to drink; a beverage

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)
Fit to drink; drinkable.
po’ta·bil’i·ty or po’ta·ble·ness n.


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