Words: esculent, n. and adj.
The greatest esculent pleasure was Evelyn Waugh's eating the family's one, rationed banana while his children watched. Some consolation comes in the excellent William Bingley (1774-1823), who wrote on Wales, music, theology, botany, Hampshire (6,000 pages), world history (368 pages), and animals - such as "the esculent Swallow" and "esculent Snail".
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