- to make somewhat acid.
- to sour; embitter.
Origin of acidulate
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The degree of acidulation does not appear to be very important, but about one-tenth per cent of strong acid does well.On Laboratory Arts
- (tr) to make slightly acid or sour
Word Origin for acidulate
C18: acidulous + -ate 1
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