adjective 1. edible; eatable.
noun 2. Usually, comestibles. articles of food; edibles:
The table was spread with all kinds of comestibles.
1475–85; < Late Latin comēstibilis, equivalent to Latin comēst ( us ),
past participle of comedere to eat up (see comedo; -ēstus for -ēs ( s ) us by analogy with gestus, ūstus, etc.; see combust) + -ibilis -ible; see eat