from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of dextrine or starch-gum, produced, in ‘mashing’ brewers' malt, as an intermediate product between starch and fermentable glucose. Its claim to be considered a distinct substance is not clearly established.
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Some other carbohydrate sources are corn syrup solids, sucrose, maltodextrine, and modified cornstarch.