acidulent

[uh-sij-uh-luh nt]

noun

Chemistry. acidulant.

adjective


Origin of acidulent

First recorded in 1825–35

acidulant

or a·cid·u·lent

[uh-sij-uh-luh nt]

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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