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See also: agrió and agrío



Probably from the old form agro, from Vulgar Latin *acrus, *acrum, from Classical Latin acer, acrem, influenced by the Spanish verb agriar, or alternatively from a Vulgar Latin *acridus. Ultimately from Proto-Italic *akris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós(sharp).


agrio m (feminine singular agria, masculine plural agrios, feminine plural agrias)

  1. sour
    La toronja está muy agria.‎ ― The grapefruit tastes very sour.
  2. tangy
  3. (of a food, person) bitter

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