sub-acid

subacid

[suhb-as-id]
adjective
1.
slightly or moderately acid or sour: a subacid fruit.
2.
(of a person or a person's speech, temper, etc.) somewhat biting or sharp.

Origin:
1660–70; sub- + acid

subacidity [suhb-uh-sid-i-tee] , subacidness, noun
subacidly, adverb
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subacid (sʌbˈæsɪd)
 
adj
(esp of some fruits) moderately acid or sour
 
subacidity
 
n
 
sub'acidness
 
n
 
sub'acidly
 
adv

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