Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes.

Anything edible. Edible bird's nest. See Bird's nest.

2. <zoology> Edible crab, any snail used as food, especially. Helix pomatia and H. Aspersa of Europe.

Origin: L. Edibilis, fr. Edere to eat. See Eat.

(01 Mar 1998)

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