aleurometer

noun

al·​eu·​rom·​e·​ter
ˌal-yə-ˈrä-mə-tər
plural -s
: an instrument for determining the expansive properties or the quality of gluten in flour

Word History

Etymology

aleuro- + -meter

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aleurometer was in 1844

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“Aleurometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aleurometer. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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