potable

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French potable, from Latin pōtābilis, from pōtō (I drink).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpəʊ.tə.bɫ/, /ˈpɒt.ə.bəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpoʊ.tə.bɫ/

AdjectiveEdit

potable (comparative more potable, superlative most potable)

  1. Good for drinking without fear of poisoning or disease.

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NounEdit

potable (plural potables)

  1. Any drinkable liquid; a beverage.
    Useful in potables. — J. Philips.

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

potable (epicene, plural potables)

  1. potable (good for drinking)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pōtābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

potable m, f (masculine and feminine plural potables)

  1. potable

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin potabilis (verb: potare "to drink").

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

potable (masculine and feminine, plural potables)

  1. potable
  2. (colloquial) OK, passable.
    • Tu penses quoi de la meuf de ton frère ? Potable, sans plus.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin pōtābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

potable m, f

  1. potable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pōtābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

potable m, f (plural potables)

  1. potable
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 19:17