n.1.(Chem.) An organic base, C6H6N4, produced artificially as a white, crystalline powder, by the action of ammonia on glyoxal.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Volatile constituents (hydroxy asanshool, [beta]-phellandrene, [beta]-pinene and pipertone, mullilam diol) and alkaloids (glycosine, rutaecarpine) were isolated from the fruits [7-9].