Aleurometer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aleurometer An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.
    • ***
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.
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. flour + -meter,