- to make somewhat acid.
- to sour; embitter.
Origin of acidulate
Related Words for acidulateannoy, disillusion, aggravate, exasperate, irritate, disaffect, sour, exacerbate, thicken, acerbate, condense, clot, turn, spoil, ferment, congeal, coagulate, acidulate, acidify, clabber
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Historical Examples of acidulate
If tomatoes are not used, acidulate a combination of tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers.
Acidulate the filtered fluid slightly with hydrochloric acid, evaporate it to the bulk of 1⁄2 an ounce, and let it cool.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
A cup of roselle juice diluted is better to acidulate with than the lemon juice.
- (tr) to make slightly acid or sour