Definitions for: Potable


[n] any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
[adj] of alcoholic beverages that are suitable for drinking; "it's an impudent young wine but I think you will find it quite potable"



Webster (1913) Definition: Po"ta*ble, a. [F., fr. L. potabilis, fr. potare to
drink; akin to Gr. po`tos a drinking, po`sis a drink, Skr.
p[=a] to drink, OIr. ibim I drink. Cf. Poison, Bib,
Imbibe.]
Fit to be drunk; drinkable. ``Water fresh and potable.''
--Bacon. -- n. A potable liquid; a beverage. ``Useful in
potables.'' --J. Philips.

Synonyms: beverage, drink, drinkable, drinkable

See Also: ade, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, chocolate, cider, cocoa, coffee, cooler, cyder, drinking water, fizz, food, fruit crush, fruit drink, fruit juice, ginger beer, hot chocolate, hydromel, inebriant, intoxicant, java, liquid, mate, milk, mixer, near beer, nutrient, potion, refresher, soft drink, tea, wish-wash

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