meant to be licked ...1661 obs. rare
from Latin type *lingibilis, from lingĕre (to lick)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1661- see EXAMPLE below
"...Others are lingible, as lohochs, syrups, and sublinguale troches: Some masticable, as boles, conditements, conserves, confections, marchpane, marmaleds, electuaries, rotuls, and trageas..."
From: Πανζωορυκτολογια, Sive Panzoologicomineralogia
Or a Compleat History of Animals and Minerals, Containing the Summe of all Authors, both Ancient and Modern, Galenicall and Chymicall, touching Animals...
- Robert Lovell