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Somewhat sharp or acid in character: subacid berries; fruit with a subacid flavor.
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(Cookery) (esp of some fruits) moderately acid or sour
subacidity, subˈacidness n
subˈacidly adv
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(sʌbˈæs ɪd)

1. slightly or moderately acid or sour.
2. (of speech, temper, etc.) somewhat biting or sharp.
sub`a•cid′i•ty (-əˈsɪd ɪ ti) sub•ac′id•ness, n.
sub•ac′id•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.subacid - slightly sour to the taste
sour - having a sharp biting taste
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