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. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absorber +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

absorbable (masculine and feminine, plural absorbables)

  1. absorbable

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