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de·lec·ta·ble / diˈlektəbəl/ • adj. (of food or drink) delicious. ∎ chiefly humorous extremely beautiful or attractive: the delectable Ms. Davis. DERIVATIVES: de·lec·ta·bil·i·ty / -ˌlektəˈbilitē/ n. de·lec·ta·bly / -blē/ adv.

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delectable

delectable delightful. XIV. — (O)F. délectable — L. dēlectābilis, f. dēlectāre DELIGHT; see -ABLE.
So delectation XIV.

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