acidulate

verb acid·u·late \ ə-ˈsi-jə-ˌlāt \

Definition of acidulate

acidulated; acidulating
: to make acid or slightly acid

acidulation

play \-ˌsi-jə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of acidulate

derivative of acidulate "treated with acid," borrowed from New Latin acidulātus, from Latin acidulus acidulous + -ātus 3-ate


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acidulate

transitive verb acid·u·late \ ə-ˈsij-ə-ˌlāt \

medical Definition of acidulate

acidulated; acidulating
: to make acid or slightly acid

acidulation

play \-ˌsij-ə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

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