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Italian translation of “sour”


adjective   /saʊər/
B1 having a sharp taste like a lemon, and not sweet
agro, aspro, acerbo
These plums are a bit sour.
sourness /ˈsaʊə·nəs/ noun [no plural]
(Definition of sour adjective from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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