Definition of Acidulous

1. Adjective. Being sour to the taste.

Exact synonyms: Acid, Acidic, Acidulent
Similar to: Sour
Derivative terms: Acidulousness



Definition of Acidulous

1. a. Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture.

Definition of Acidulous

1. Adjective. Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as an '''acidulous''' tincture - Edmund Burke ¹

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Definition of Acidulous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Acidulous

1. Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture. Acidulous mineral waters, such as contain carbonic anhydride. Origin: L. Acidulus, dim. Of acidus. See Acid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acidulous

acidosteophytes
acidotic
acidotically
acidproof
acids
acidulant
acidulants
acidulate
acidulated
acidulated phosphate fluoride
acidulates
acidulating
acidulation
acidulations
acidulent
acidulous (current term)
acidulously
acidulousness
aciduria
acidurias
aciduric
acidy
acidyl
acierage
acierages
acierate
acierated
acierates
acierating
acieration

Literary usage of Acidulous

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1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"... and Sedlitz water — answer the purpose of the natural water tolerably well. The acidulous and chalybeate waters are, however, most easily imitated. ..."

2. Chemistry: General, Medical, and Pharmaceutical, Including the Chemistry of by John Attfield (1876)
"These acidulous radicals may now be treated as the primary object of attention ; and there is no better way of doing so than in operating on their compounds ..."

3. A Treatise on Food and Diet: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen by Jonathan Pereira (1843)
"A considerable number of acidulous drinks are prepared with the juices of ... acidulous drinks are also prepared by dissolving vegetable acids or acidulous ..."

4. The elements of materia medica and therapeutics by Jonathan Pereira (1842)
"These waters owe their remarkable qualities to carbonic acid gas which gives them an acidulous taste, a briskness, a sparkling property, and the power of ..."

5. A System of Physiologic Therapeutics: A Practical Exposition of the Methods by Solomon Solis-Cohen (1902)
"SIMPLE acidulous (CARBONATED) WATERS Among the springs in the alkaline group the simple acidulous (carbonated) waters are quite deficient in solid ..."

6. Chemistry: General, Medical, and Pharmaceutical Including the Chemistry of by John Attfield (1871)
"The foregoing acids and other salts contain the only acidulous radicals that are commonly met with in analysis or in ordinary pharmaceutical operations. ..."

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