digestible
adjective Date: 14th century capable of being digested

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  • digestible — [ diʒɛstibl ] adj. • 1314, rare av. XVIIIe; lat. digestibilis, de digerere ♦ Qui peut être facilement digéré. Aliment très digestible. ⇒ 2. digeste, léger. ⊗ CONTR. Indigeste. ● digestible adjectif (bas latin digestibilis) Qui peut être digéré …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Digestible — Di*gest i*ble, a. [F. digestible, L. digestibilis.] Capable of being digested. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digestible — late 14c., from O.Fr. digestible, from L. digestibilis, from pp. stem of digerere (see DIGEST (Cf. digest) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • digestible — adjetivo 1. Que se digiere con facilidad: Este grupo de alimentos es muy digestible …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • digestible — (Del lat. digestibĭlis). adj. Que puede ser digerido …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • digestible — [dī jes′tə bəl, dī jes′tə bəl] adj. [ME < OFr < LL digestibilis] that can be digested digestibility n. digestibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • digestible — [[t]daɪʤe̱stɪb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft adv ADJ Digestible food is food that is easy to digest. Bananas are easily digestible and make a satisfying and filling snack at any time of day. Derived words: digestibility [[t]daɪʤe̱stɪbɪ̱lɪti[/t]] N… …   English dictionary

  • digestible — (di jè sti bl ) adj. Qui peut être digéré ; qui se digère facilement. Aliment digestible. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   .... La chair d oyseaulx volans Est plus saine et plus digestible Que nulles autres chairs ne sont, GACE DE LA BIGNE ms. f° 145,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • digestible — ► adjetivo Que es fácil de digerir. SINÓNIMO digerible * * * digestible adj. Que se puede digerir. * * * digestible. (Del lat. digestibĭlis). adj. Que puede ser digerido …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • digestible — di|gest|i|ble [ daı dʒestəbl ] adjective 1. ) food that is digestible is easily changed into substances that your body needs 2. ) digestible information is easy to understand ─ opposite INDIGESTIBLE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • digestible — UK [daɪˈdʒestəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) food that is digestible is easily changed into substances that your body needs 2) digestible information is easy to understand …   English dictionary

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