Manducable
Manducable Man"du*ca*ble, a. [Cf. F. manducable. See {Manducate}.] Such as can be chewed; fit to be eaten. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Any manducable creature. --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster]


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  • manducable — adjective Capable of being chewed; eatable …   Wiktionary

  • manducable — man·du·ca·ble …   English syllables

  • manducable — Edible or soft enough to chew …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • manducable — ˈmanjə̇kəbəl adjective Etymology: Late Latin manducabilis, from manducare + abilis able archaic : capable of being chewed : eatable …   Useful english dictionary

  • manducate — manducable /man joo keuh beuhl/, adj. manducation, n. manducatory /man joo keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /man joo kayt /, v.t., manducated, manducating. Archaic. to chew; masticate; eat. [1615 25; < L manducatus, ptp. of manducare to chew, eat,… …   Universalium

  • manducation — [ mɑ̃dykasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1531; bas lat. manducatio, de manducare « manger » ♦ (1793) Physiol. Action de manger, ensemble des opérations mécaniques antérieures à la digestion (préhension, mastication, insalivation, déglutition). ● manducation nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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