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acidulous

 [ah-sid´u-lus]
moderately sour.

acidulous

/acid·u·lous/ (-lus) somewhat acid.

acidulous

[əsid′yələs]
slightly acidic or sour.

acidulous

An uncommonly used adjective referring to a substance that is slightly acidic.

a·cid·u·lous

(ă-sid'yŭ-lŭs)
Acid or sour.
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