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Another word for comestible

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Adjective
  1. Fit to be eaten

    See also:

    ingestion

Noun
  1. Something fit to be eaten

      1. The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
      2. (Old, Informal) A person who does menial or tedious work; drudge
      3. (Slang) Food
      1. (Slang) Food.
      2. Food, especially snacks.
      1. Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
      2. (Slang) Food or mealtime
      1. (Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
      2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) Food or other provisions
      1. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
      2. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
      3. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
      1. A clause, as in a legal document, agreement, etc., stipulating or requiring some specific thing; proviso; condition
      2. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation:
      3. Necessary supplies, such as food and clothing, as for a journey.
      1. Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
      2. Food or provisions.
      1. Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
      2. Material lacking real value or substance:
      3. Any soft or semiliquid food for babies or invalids
      1. Nourishment for the mind
      2. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
      3. Food or sustenance
      1. The science or study that deals with food and nourishment, especially in humans.
      2. Anything that nourishes; nourishment; food
      3. A source of nourishment; food.
      1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
      2. Anything that nourishes; food
      3. A source of nourishment; food.
      1. The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
      2. The act or process of raising or promoting the development of; training, educating, fostering, etc.
      3. Anything that nourishes; food; nutriment
      1. A nourishing or being nourished
      2. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
      3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
      1. The essence, substance, or gist:
      2. The flesh of animals used as food, esp. the flesh of mammals or, often, of fowl
      3. Food; esp., solid food, as distinguished from drink
      1. An instance of material which may be used as food.
      2. Any substance used as food
      1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
      2. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment:
      3. A specified kind of nourishment:
      1. Food available to be eaten
      2. The usual kind of diet
      3. Food and drink; diet:
      1. Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
      1. Anything fit to be eaten; food
      1. A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
      2. Something used, enjoyed, or provided regularly:
      3. The food and drink such a plan prescribes
      1. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
      2. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
      3. Food generally
      1. Something that supports or sustains.
      2. Means of support; necessity
      3. Anything that nourishes; food
    See also:

    ingestion