The definition of potable is something that is safe to drink.adjective
Unspoiled milk is an example of something that would be described as potable.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: Fr < LL potabilis < L potare, to drink < IE base *pō-, to drink > Sans pāti, (he) drinks, L bibere, to drink
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Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin pōtābilis, from Latin pōtāre, to drink, from pōtus, a drink; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.
- poˌta·bilˈi·ty, poˈta·ble·ness noun
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