Cerealin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cerealin (Chem) A nitrogenous substance closely resembling diastase, obtained from bran, and possessing the power of converting starch into dextrin, sugar, and lactic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cerealin A nitrogenous substance obtained from bran, closely resembling diastase in its power of transforming starch into dextrin, sugar, and lactic acid.
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Usage

In literature:

The liquid that escapes contains chiefly the flour and cerealine.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 275" by Various
Other cereals, as oatmeal or cerealine, may be used instead of rice.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
Rice flour, ground rice mixed into cocoanut goods; cerealine, ground, prepared corn mixed into cocoanut.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
The strong diastasic action of the cerealin, inevitable in fermentation, is entirely avoided.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Stewed prunes or compote of orange are good to serve with plain boiled rice, or with sweetened hominy, farina, or cerealine molded in cups.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
Cereals other than rice may be used, especially cerealine.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
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