genus Isatis

noun
Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad
Syn: ↑Isatis
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑woad, ↑dyer's woad, ↑Isatis tinctoria

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  • Isatis — taxobox name = Isatis image caption = Isatis tinctoria regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Isatis genus authority = L. subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Isatis tinctoria — Woad redirects here. For the American radio station, see WOAD (AM). For Woads as a fictional name for a tribe[1], see Picts. Isatis tinctoria Woad Woad flowers …   Wikipedia

  • Isatis — noun Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad • Syn: ↑genus Isatis • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family Cruciferae, ↑Brassicac …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isatis tinctoria — noun European biennial formerly grown for the blue coloring matter yielded by its leaves • Syn: ↑dyer s woad • Hypernyms: ↑woad • Member Holonyms: ↑Isatis, ↑genus Isatis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isatis — ID 42992 Symbol Key ISATI Common Name woad Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, DC, ID, IL, MT, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OR, UT, VA, WA, WV, WY Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Isatis tinctoria — ID 42993 Symbol Key ISTI Common Name Dyer s woad Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, DC, ID, IL, MT, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OR, UT, VA, WA, WV, WY Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Isatis — I sa*tis (?; 277), n. [L., a kind of plant, Gr. ? woad.] (Bot.) A genus of herbs, some species of which, especially the {Isatis tinctoria}, yield a blue dye similar to indigo; woad. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isatis tinctoria — Isatis I sa*tis (?; 277), n. [L., a kind of plant, Gr. ? woad.] (Bot.) A genus of herbs, some species of which, especially the {Isatis tinctoria}, yield a blue dye similar to indigo; woad. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isatis indigotica — Indigo In di*go, n.; pl. {Indigoes}. [F. indigo, Sp. indigo, indico, L. indicum indigo, fr. Indicus Indian. See {Indian}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A kind of deep blue, one of the seven prismatic colors. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A blue dyestuff… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isatis tinctoria — Indigo In di*go, n.; pl. {Indigoes}. [F. indigo, Sp. indigo, indico, L. indicum indigo, fr. Indicus Indian. See {Indian}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A kind of deep blue, one of the seven prismatic colors. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A blue dyestuff… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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