gnawable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gnaw +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

gnawable ‎(comparative more gnawable, superlative most gnawable)

  1. Capable of being gnawed.
    • 2007 February 21, Melissa Clark, “Winter’s Stew Infused With Summer”, in New York Times[1]:
      Each chop contained a few small gnawable bones, and plenty of velvety meat that would slip right off them after a long, gentle braise.