Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 01/29/20 Esculent

Esculent (advective, noun)
esculent [ es-kyuh-luh nt ]


adjective
1. suitable for use as food; edible.

noun
2. something edible, especially a vegetable.

WORDS RELATED TO ESCULENT
comestible, digestible, eatable, edible, palatable, consumable, fare, foodstuff, nutriment, provender, provision, provisions, edibles, victual

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Origin: 1615–25; < Latin ēsculentus edible, full of food, equivalent to ēsc(a) food (cf. escarole) + -ulentus -ulent

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