Definition of alible in English:

alible

adjective

rare
  • Nourishing; nutritious. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Harvey (1578–1657), physician and discoverer of the circulation of the blood. From classical Latin alibilis nourishing, nutritious, able to be nourished from alere to nourish + -bilis. In later use partly after French alibile.

Pronunciation

alible

/ˈalɪbl/