Verjuice meaning

vûr'jo͝os'
The acidic juice of unripe grapes or other sour fruit, such as crabapples.
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Sourness, as of disposition.
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The sour, acid juice of crab apples, unripe grapes, etc.
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Sourness of temper, looks, etc.
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A very acidic juice made by pressing unripe grapes.
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Origin of verjuice

  • Middle English verjus from Old French vertjus verd unripe verdant jus juice juice
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • French verjus, from Middle French vertjus (“green juice").
    From Wiktionary