fit for food; edible
Origin of esculentClassical Latin esculentus ; from esca, food ; from Indo-European an unverified form ?des- ; from base an unverified form ed-, to eat from source Classical Latin edere, eat
something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
Suitable for eating; edible.
Origin of esculentLatin ēsculentus, from ēsca, food, from edere, ēs-, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more esculent, superlative most esculent)
- Something edible; a comestible.