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acetous

[as-i-tuh s, uh-see-] /ˈæs ɪ təs, əˈsi-/
adjective
1.
containing or producing acetic acid.
2.
sour; producing or resembling vinegar; vinegary.
Also, acetose
[as-i-tohs, uh-see-tohs] /ˈæs ɪˌtoʊs, əˈsi toʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of acetous
1770-1780
From the Late Latin word acetōsus, dating back to 1770-80. See acetum, -ous
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acetous

/ˈæsɪtəs; əˈsiː-/
adjective
1.
containing, producing, or resembling acetic acid or vinegar
2.
tasting like vinegar
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin acētōsus vinegary, from acētum vinegar
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