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amidin

[am-i-din]
noun
  1. the soluble matter of starch.
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Origin of amidin

1825–35; < Medieval Latin amid(um) starch (alteration of Latin amylum; see amyl) + -in2
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Historical Examples of amidin

  • Amidin, which is the soluble part of starch, contains 53.33 per cent.

    History of Civilization in England, Vol. 1 of 3

    Henry Thomas Buckle