Definition: giving joy or pleasure <especially a delicious food item>; tasty

Derivation: Old French from Latin: “to charm”

• Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud. — Maurice Blanchot (1907–2003) French writer & philosopher
• Such philosophy as shall not vanish in the fume of subtle, sublime, or delectable speculation but shall be operative to the endowment and betterment of man’s life. — Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher