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subacid

[suhb-as-id] /sʌbˈæs ɪd/
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
1660-1670
1660-70; sub- + acid
Related forms
subacidity
[suhb-uh-sid-i-tee] /ˌsʌb əˈsɪd ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
subacidness, noun
subacidly, adverb
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Examples from the web for subacid
  • The flavor may be mild and sweet or subacid with a distinct apple tone.
  • Large, with excellent scar and firmness and sweet, subacid flavor.
  • Fruit is sweet, subacid, and mild-flavored with pronounced peach accents.
British Dictionary definitions for subacid

subacid

/sʌbˈæsɪd/
adjective
1.
(esp of some fruits) moderately acid or sour
Derived Forms
subacidity (ˌsʌbəˈsɪdɪtɪ), subacidness, noun
subacidly, adverb
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