habitable[hab′it ə bəl]
Origin: ME < OFr < L habitabilis < habitare, to have possession of, inhabit: see habit & -able
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Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin habitābilis, from habitāre, to dwell, frequentative of habēre, to have; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.
- habˌit·a·bilˈi·ty noun
- habˈit·a·bly adverb