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Definitions of 'Delectable'

Definition of 'delectable'
From: WordNet
adjective
Extremely pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant- tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy]
adjective
Capable of arousing desire; "the delectable Miss Haynes" [syn: delectable, sexually attractive]
Definition of 'Delectable'
From: GCIDE
Delectable \De*lec"ta*ble\, a. [OF. delitable, OF. delitable, F. d['e]lectable, fr. L. delectabilis, fr. delectare to delight. See Delight.] 1. Highly pleasing; delightful. [1913 Webster] Delectable both to behold and taste. --Milton. 2. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste; same as luscious, 1. Syn: delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy. [WordNet 1.5] -- {De*lec"ta*ble*ness}, n. -- {De*lec"ta*bly}, adv. -- {De*lec`ta*bil"i*ty}, n. [1913 Webster]
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