- to turn into vinegar; make or become acetous.
Origin of acetify
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Wine in bottles well filled and laid flat do not acetify; this is because the mycoderm cannot multiply for lack of oxygen.Louis Pasteur
- to become or cause to become acetic acid or vinegar
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