antacid

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Etymology[edit]

ant- +‎ acid

Noun[edit]

antacid (plural antacids)

  1. An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity, especially in the stomach. [from 18th c.]
    • 1993, “Pennyroyal Tea”, in In Utero, performed by Nirvana:
      I'm on warm milk and laxatives / Cherry-flavored antacids

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Adjective[edit]

antacid (comparative more antacid, superlative most antacid)

  1. Counteracting or neutralizing acidity, especially in the stomach. [from 18th c.]

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