delectable

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From Middle French délectable, from Medieval Latin delectare ‎(to delight).

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delectable ‎(comparative more delectable, superlative most delectable)

  1. Pleasing to the taste; delicious.

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Noun[edit]

delectable ‎(plural delectables)

  1. Something fitting the above description.
    • 2009 February 8, Gretchen Morgenson, “Bailout Needs Some Strings Attached to Limit Pay”[1], New York Times:
      These include such delectables as cars and drivers, country club memberships and personal use of corporate aircraft.

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