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verjuice

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noun ver·juice \ˈvər-ˌjüs\

Definition of verjuice

  1. 1 :  the sour juice of crab apples or of unripe fruit (as grapes or apples); also :  an acid liquor made from verjuice

  2. 2 :  acidity of disposition or manner



Origin of verjuice

Middle English vergeouse, from Anglo-French vertjous, from vert green + jous, jus juice


First Known Use: 14th century


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