maltodextrin

[ mawl-toh-dek-strin ]
/ ˌmɔl toʊˈdɛk strɪn /
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noun

a compound of dextrin and maltose, used as a food additive and in some health and beauty products.

Nearby words

  1. malthus, thomas,
  2. malthus, thomas robert,
  3. malthusian,
  4. malthusianism,
  5. malting,
  6. maltol,
  7. maltose,
  8. maltreat,
  9. maltreatment,
  10. maltster

Origin of maltodextrin

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

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