Acescent definition

Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.

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A substance liable to become sour.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
acescent
Plural:
acescents

Origin of acescent

  • Latin acescens, acescentis, present participle of acescere to turn sour; inchoative of acere to be sour: compare French acescent. See acid

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