"Piece of Fruit"
IME this is used in the culinary sense but would sound odd in the botanical (though I'm not a botanist). 188.8.131.52 11:34, 25 September 2012 (UTC)
Is eatable proper English? Shouldn't this be edible?
There is no such thing as "proper English", what you mean is either, its not a real word or it doesn't sound right, and yes edible sounds much better. - fonzy
- I'll change it to edible then. So is eatable a real word?
indeed it is: Dictionary.com Def -fonzy
Anyone knows what the "c" next to some translations means? Talam 20:14, 23 Mar 2005 (UTC)
- "c" means "common gender" (as opposed to "neuter"). In some languages, masculine and feminine have merged into "common." —Stephen 14:41, 24 Mar 2005 (UTC)
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Verb. --Connel MacKenzie 21:48, 30 June 2007 (UTC)
- Hunh? This one's in the OED, and I would have thought it was fairly common. --EncycloPetey 21:59, 30 June 2007 (UTC)
- D'oh. Even in Webster's 1913. Removing RFV. --Connel MacKenzie 06:13, 1 July 2007 (UTC)