- slightly or moderately acid or sour: a subacid fruit.
- (of a person or a person's speech, temper, etc.) somewhat biting or sharp.
Origin of subacid
Examples from the Web for subacid
Historical Examples of subacid
Oranges are probably about the most wholesome and useful of all the subacid fruits.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Berries small, amber-colored; subacid, with slight Catawba flavor.The Grapes of New York
U. P. Hedrick
Medium size, flesh greenish white, rather juicy, and subacid.Soil Culture
J. H. Walden
The berries of some fuchsias are subacid or sweet and edible.
The pulp is acid or subacid, and in some varieties nearly sweet.
- (esp of some fruits) moderately acid or sour