Fit to drink.
A beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage: wine and other potables.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin pōtābilis, from Latin pōtāre, to drink, from pōtus, a drink; see pō(i)- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
po′ta·bili·ty, pota·ble·ness n.
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