absorbable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absorb +‎ -able. [First attested in the late 18th century.][1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əbˈsɔɹb.ə.bl̩/, /əbˈzɔɹb.ə.bl̩/

Adjective[edit]

absorbable (comparative more absorbable, superlative most absorbable)

  1. Capable of being absorbed or swallowed up.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “absorbable” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 9.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absorber +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

absorbable (plural absorbables)

  1. absorbable

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