from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A substance (C21H22O12) having the appearance of grape-sugar, first extracted by Braconnot from the leaves of Datisca cannabina. It has been used as a yellow dye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A white crystalline glucoside extracted from the bastard hemp (
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun chemistry A white
crystalline glucosideextracted from the bastard hempDatisca cannabina
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_Datisca cannabina_  contains a coloring matter and another substance peculiar to itself, datiscin, a kind of starch, or allied to the glucosides.