acescency

acescent

[uh-ses-uhnt]
adjective
turning sour; slightly sour; acidulous.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin acēscent- (stem of acēscēns souring, present participle of acēscere), equivalent to ac- sharp + -ēscent- -escent

acescence, acescency, noun
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acescent (əˈsɛsənt)
 
adj
slightly sour or turning sour
 
[C18: from Latin acēscent-, from acēscere to become sour, from ācer sharp]
 
a'cescence
 
n
 
a'cescency
 
n

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