malto·dex·trin noun \ˌmȯl-tō-ˈdek-strən\
: any of various carbohydrates derived from the partial hydrolysis of starch (as of corn or potatoes) and used in prepared foods especially as a filler and to enhance texture and flavor
Origin of MALTODEXTRIN
ose + -o
- + dextrin
First Known Use: 1885
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