Esculent definition

ĕskyə-lənt
Suitable for eating; edible.
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Fit for food; edible.
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Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable.
noun
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Something edible; a comestible.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
esculent
Plural:
esculents

Origin of esculent

  • Latin ēsculentus from ēsca food from edere ēs- to eat ed- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin esculentus, from esca (“food”).

    From Wiktionary