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maltodextrin

[mawl-toh-dek-strin]
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noun
  1. a compound of dextrin and maltose, used as a food additive and in some health and beauty products.
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Origin of maltodextrin

First recorded in 1880–85; malto(se) + dextrin
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Historical Examples

  • Investigation has shown that the type of maltodextrin can be regulated, not only in the mash-tun but also on the malt-kiln.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3

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