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  1. acescent(Noun)

    A substance liable to become sour.

  2. acescent(Adjective)

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

  3. Origin: Latin acescens, acescentis, present participle of acescere to turn sour; inchoative of acere to be sour: compare French acescent. See acid

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  1. Acescent(adj)

    turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour

  2. Acescent(noun)

    a substance liable to become sour

  3. Origin: [L. acescens, -entis, p. pr. of acescere to turn sour; inchoative of acere to be sour: cf. F. acescent. See Acid.]

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