acidulent

adjective
acid·​u·​lent | \ ə-ˈsi-jə-lənt How to pronounce acidulent (audio) \

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First Known Use of acidulent

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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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