• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aleurometer An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aleurometer An instrument invented by M. Boland, about 1849, for ascertaining the bread-making qualities of wheaten flour. The indications depend upon the expansion of the gluten contained in a given quantity of flour when freed of its starch by pulverization and repeated washings with water.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. flour + -meter,