Definition of acescency in English:

acescency

noun

  • The quality or state of being acescent; sourness, acidity. In later use especially: the volatile acidity of wine.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Lucas (1713–1771), politician and physician. From acescent: see -ency.

Pronunciation

acescency

/əˈsɛs(ə)nsi/