Pronunciation: [POH-tuh-bl]

adj. A word used to describe a liquid suitable for drinking, such as potable water. potable n.Any beverage, particularly those containing alcohol.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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