Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 1/24/14 Potable

Potable (adjective, noun)
po·ta·ble [poh-tuh-buhl]


adjective
1. fit or suitable for drinking: potable water.

noun
2. Usually, potables. drinkable liquids; beverages.

Can be confused: portable.

Origin: 1565–75; < Late Latin pōtābilis drinkable, equivalent to Latin pōtā ( re ) to drink + -bilis -ble

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