n.1.(Chem.) A white crystalline glucoside extracted from the bastard hemp (Datisca cannabina).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The plant is very rich with flavonols; datiscetin, which is present in the form of a rutinoside and datiscin (amounting to 10% of the weight of the fresh leaves).