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Returns the description of a product, identified by code, as found in one of the products tables.
or similarly with positional parameters:
This tag returns the description of a product, identified by code, as found in one of the products tables. This is the value of the database column that corresponds to the DescriptionField directive in the catalog.cfg file. If there is more than one products file/table defined in the DefaultTables directive, they will be searched in the specified order unless constrained by the optional base parameter.
This tag is especially useful for multi-language websites The DescriptionField directive can be set for each locale and point to a different table column. For example desc_en for English, desc_fr for French, etc.
The key value to look up in the table(s).
The database table to which the search should be constrained.