- The definition of edible is something that can be eaten.
An example of something that would be described as edible is mint or rosemary, in contrast to other plants or flowers that cannot be eaten.
A table covered with very edible foods.
edible definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Late Latin edibilis ; from Classical Latin edere, eat
edible definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Late Latin edibilis, from Latin edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.
- edˌi·bilˈi·ty, edˈi·ble·ness noun