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acidophil

noun acid·o·phil \ə-ˈsi-də-ˌfil, a-\

Definition of ACIDOPHIL

:  a substance, tissue, or organism that stains readily with acid stains
acidophil also acidophile adjective

Variants of ACIDOPHIL

acid·o·phil also acid·o·phile \-ˌfī(-ə)l\

First Known Use of ACIDOPHIL

1897

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