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Acetous Definition

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[adj] tasting like vinegar


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Synonyms

acetose, sour, vinegary

Misc. Definitions

\A*ce"tous\ (#; 277), a. [L. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to be sour.]
1. Having a sour taste; sour; acid. ``An acetous spirit.'' --Boyle. ``A liquid of an acetous kind.'' --Bp. Lowth.
2. Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation. {Acetous acid}, a name formerly given to vinegar

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