EtymologyLatin acescens, acescentis, present participle of acescere to turn sour; inchoative of acere to be sour: compare French acescent. See acid
- Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour - Faraday
- French: ascescent
- A substance liable to become sour.
a substance liable to become sour
- French: acescent
- Latin: acescens, acescentis