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Wordnet 3.0


1. being sour to the taste;
[syn: acidic, acid, acidulent, acidulous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acidulous \A*cid"u*lous\, a. [L. acidulus, dim. of acidus. See Acid.] Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture. --E. Burke. [1913 Webster] Acidulous mineral waters, such as contain carbonic anhydride. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

acidulous adj 1: being sour to the taste [syn: acidic, acid, acidulent, acidulous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "acidulous": acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acetic, acetose, acetous, acid, acidic, acidulated, acidulent, acrid, acrimonious, astringent, biting, bitter, burning, caustic, choleric, corroding, corrosive, cutting, double-edged, dry, edged, embittered, escharotic, fierce, harsh, hyperacid, incisive, keen, mordacious, mordant, penetrating, piercing, piquant, poignant, pungent, rancorous, rankled, resentful, resenting, rigorous, rough, scathing, scorching, severe, sharp, sore, splenetic, stabbing, stewing, stinging, strident, stringent, subacid, subacidulous, tart, trenchant, vehement, violent, virulent, vitriolic, withering