acidulent

acidulent

[uh-sij-uh-luhnt]
noun
1.
Chemistry, acidulant.
adjective

Origin:
1825–35

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acidulous or acidulent (əˈsɪdjʊləs)
 
adj
1.  rather sour
2.  sharp or sour in speech, manner, etc; acid
 
[C18: from Latin acidulus sourish, diminutive of acidus sour]
 
acidulent or acidulent
 
adj
 
[C18: from Latin acidulus sourish, diminutive of acidus sour]

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