acidulant

or a·cid·u·lent

[ uh-sij-uh-luh nt ]
/ əˈsɪdʒ ə lənt /

noun Chemistry.

an acidulating substance.

Origin of acidulant

1825–35; < French, noun use of present participle of aciduler, verbal derivative of Latin acidulus. See acidulous, -ant
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