Delectable

De*lec"ta*ble

(?), a. [OF. delitable, OF. delitable, F. dlectable, fr. L. delectabilis, fr. delectare to delight. See Delight.] 1. Highly pleasing; delightful.
[1913 Webster]

Delectable both to behold and taste.
Milton.

2. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste; same as luscious, 1.
Syn. -- delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy.
[WordNet 1.5]

-- De*lec"ta*ble*ness, n. -- De*lec"ta*bly, adv. -- De*lec`ta*bil"i*ty, n.
[1913 Webster]

 

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