Acidulous mineral waters
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]


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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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