(French) habitable, (Latin) habitbilis.
Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world. -- Habitableness,
(French) habitacle dwelling place, binnacle, (Latin) habitaculum dwelling place. See Binnacle, Habit, verb
nA dwelling place. Chaucer. Southey.
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Originally derived from the Latin habitābilis (“habitable”), from habitō (“dwell, live”).
Adjective habitable (comparative more habitable, superlative most habitable) Safe and comfortable, where humans, or other animals, can live; fit for habitation. After we found the freshwater spring we were more confident that the place was habitable.
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