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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpəʊ.tə.b(ə)l/, /ˈpɒt.ə.b(ə)l/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpoʊ.tə.b(ə)l/, /ˈpɑt.ə.b(ə)l/

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.

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AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

potable (epicene, plural potables)

  1. potable (good for drinking)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pōtābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

potable (masculine and feminine plural potables)

  1. potable

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

potable (plural potables)

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

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin pōtābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

potable m (oblique and nominative feminine singular potable)

  1. potable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pōtābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

potable (plural potables)

  1. potable