Definition of combustible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəmˈbʌstəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈbʌstəbl//
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able to begin burning easily synonym flammable combustible material/gases Word Origin early 16th cent.: from Old French, from late Latin combustibilis, from Latin combust- ‘burnt up’, from the verb comburere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: combustible