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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 (Datisca cannabina).

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  • noun chemistry A white crystalline glucoside extracted from the bastard hemp Datisca cannabina

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