Definition of subacid in English:

subacid

Syllabification: sub·ac·id
Pronunciation: /ˌsəbˈasid
 
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adjective

  • (Of a fruit) moderately sharp to the taste.
    More example sentences
    • The flesh is pale yellow, crisp or soft; acid, subacid, or sweet; and contains many tiny seeds.
    • Kwai Muk produces a 1 to 2 in. wide, orange to red fruit that is acid to subacid and excellent flavor.
    • A lot of other subacid varieties don't have the flavor they once had after they ripen on the tree.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin subacidus (see sub-, acid).

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