Origin of acrid
Examples from the Web for acridity
Notwithstanding its acridity, a wholesome starch is prepared from the stem.
Tom had a nagging air, and a trifle of acridity on his broad features.Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
Their acridity is owing to an oleaginous substance called capsicin.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
This plant is slightly acrid to the taste and retains a faint trace of acridity even after it is cooked.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
It has no odor, and a starchy taste, followed by some acridity, but no bitterness.Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding