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Medical Term:

malt

Pronunciation: mawlt

Definition

The germinated and dried seed of barley or other grain, containing dextrin, maltose, small amounts of glucose, and amylolytic enzymes. Used as an extract in digestive and flavoring agents.

[A.S. mealt]

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