acidulent

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

noun

Chemistry. acidulant.

adjective


Nearby words

  1. acidophilus,
  2. acidophilus milk,
  3. acidosis,
  4. acidulant,
  5. acidulate,
  6. acidulous,
  7. aciduria,
  8. aciduric,
  9. acidy,
  10. acierate

Origin of acidulent

First recorded in 1825–35

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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