This is the official manual for the latest Org-mode release.
In Texinfo output, description lists appear as two-column tables, using the
@table. You can use
@vtable1 instead with
In any case, these constructs require a highlighting command for entries in
the list. You can provide one with
:indic attribute. If you do not,
it defaults to the value stored in
#+ATTR_TEXINFO: :indic @asis - foo :: This is the text for /foo/, with no highlighting.