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Definition of the adjective acescent

What does acescent mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.

Definition of the noun acescent

What does acescent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acescents

  1. A substance liable to become sour.

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Google previewA New and General Biographical Dictionary (1798)

Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Present Period ... by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares

to recommend acescent vegetables in low, remittent, and putrid severs, and the early and copious exhibition of bark, which had been interdicted from mistaken facts, deduced from false theories. In 1751 the doctor settled in Dublin; and, ...

Google previewThe Family Encyclopedia of Useful Knowledge and General Literature ... (1834)

by John Lauris Blake

Many nations use the latter form, which is easier soluble, but by very much acescent, and therefore, in point of solution, should be confined to the vigorous, in point of acescency, to those who live on alkalescent food ; and, in the last case, the ...

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Acescent Meaning

Video shows what acescent means. Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour.. acescent pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by ...

Scrabble value of A1C3E1S1C3E1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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