acescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

acescent (comparative more acescent, superlative most acescent)

  1. Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Faraday to this entry?)

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Noun[edit]

acescent (plural acescents)

  1. A substance liable to become sour.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

acescent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of acescō