[mawl-tohs] /ˈmɔl toʊs/
a white, crystalline, water-soluble sugar, C 1 2 H 2 2 O 1 1 ⋅H 2 O, formed by the action of diastase, especially from , on starch: used chiefly as a nutrient, as a sweetener, and in culture media.
a disaccharide of glucose formed by the enzymic hydrolysis of starch: used in bacteriological culture media and as a nutrient in infant feeding. Formula: C12H22O11
maltose mal·tose (môl’tōs’, -tōz’)
A white crystalline sugar formed during the digestion of starch.
A sugar made by the action of various enzymes on starch. It is formed in the body during digestion. Maltose is a disaccharide consisting of two linked glucose molecules. Chemical formula: C12H22O11.
- Malt vinegar
noun a vinegar made from malted barley Usage Note cooking
noun 1. whisky, as Scotch, made entirely from malted barley. noun 1. whisky made from malted barley
/mɑːˈluːkuː/ noun 1. the Indonesian name for the Moluccas
[mawl-tee] /ˈmɔl ti/ adjective, maltier, maltiest. 1. of, like, or containing . /ˈmɔːltɪ/ adjective maltier, maltiest 1. of, like, or containing malt adj. 1817, from malt (n.) + -y (2).