acidulent

adjective acid·u·lent \ ə-ˈsi-jə-lənt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of acidulent

Origin and Etymology of acidulent

borrowed from French acidulant, present participle of aciduler "to make acidic" (spelling in English assimilated to the suffix -ulent), back-formation from acidulé "treated with acid," borrowed from New Latin acidulātus — more at acidulate


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