[ mawl-toh-dek-strin ]

  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

Words Nearby maltodextrin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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