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 for acidulous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acidulous \A*cid"u*lous\, a. [L. acidulus, dim. of acidus. See
     Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture.
     --E. Burke.
     [1913 Webster]
     Acidulous mineral waters, such as contain carbonic
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: being sour to the taste [syn: acidic, acid,
             acidulent, acidulous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "acidulous":
     acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acetic, acetose, acetous, acid, acidic,
     acidulated, acidulent, acrid, acrimonious, astringent, biting,
     bitter, burning, caustic, choleric, corroding, corrosive, cutting,
     double-edged, dry, edged, embittered, escharotic, fierce, harsh,
     hyperacid, incisive, keen, mordacious, mordant, penetrating,
     piercing, piquant, poignant, pungent, rancorous, rankled,
     resentful, resenting, rigorous, rough, scathing, scorching, severe,
     sharp, sore, splenetic, stabbing, stewing, stinging, strident,
     stringent, subacid, subacidulous, tart, trenchant, vehement,
     violent, virulent, vitriolic, withering

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