acidulous

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adjective acid·u·lous \ə-ˈsi-jə-ləs\

Definition of acidulous

  1. :  somewhat acid or harsh in taste or manner

Examples of acidulous in a sentence

  1. a slightly acidulous drink that is far more refreshing than the overly sweet iced tea that is also available

  2. a gently acidulous writing style that never becomes annoying

Origin and Etymology of acidulous

Latin acidulus, from acidus


First Known Use: 1674


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acidulous

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adjective acid·u·lous \ə-ˈsij-ə-ləs\

Medical Definition of acidulous

  1. :  somewhat acid to the taste


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