maltodextrin

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

noun

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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