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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Edible \Ed"i*ble\, a. [L. edibilis, fr. edere to eat. See Eat.] Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes. --Bacon. -- n. Anything edible. [1913 Webster] Edible bird's nest. See Bird's nest, 2. Edible crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of crab used as food, esp. the American blue crab (Callinectes hastatus). See Crab. Edible frog (Zo["o]l.), the common European frog (Rana esculenta), used as food. Edible snail (Zo["o]l.), any snail used as food, esp. Helix pomatia and H. aspersa of Europe. [1913 Webster]