maltodextrin [mawl-toh-dek-strin] ExamplesWord Origin noun

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

Origin of maltodextrin First recorded in 1880–85; malto(se) + dextrin Examples from the Web for maltodextrin Historical Examples of maltodextrin

  • 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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