comestible

[ kuh-mes-tuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF comestible

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMESTIBLE

He wrote to Paris and London for all the delicacies of the "comestible" shops.

The seeds yield an oil that is used for illumination and as a comestible.

If one comestible ran short, there should be another to take its place.

But the abalone—as a Christian comestible he is a stranger to me and the tooth o' me.

Even Vaniman could not have used more bitter words to express his detestation for soap as a comestible.

Hence the missionary as a comestible is more highly esteemed by the natives than the missionary as a reformer.

Bread is the only comestible which the custom of well-bred people permits to be laid off your plate.

Many a cassowary has been complaining bitterly of the high cost of this comestible.

Occasionally, where his memory of that language failed him, he would put down the name of some comestible in Greek.

The railway drays, laden with the comestible treasures of the ocean, no longer thundered through the covered ways.

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