Definition of Isatis tinctoria

1. Noun. European biennial formerly grown for the blue coloring matter yielded by its leaves.

Exact synonyms: Dyer's Woad
Group relationships: Genus Isatis, Isatis
Generic synonyms: Woad



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isatis Tinctoria

Isabell
Isabella
Isabella I
Isabella Stewart Gardner
Isabella the Catholic
Isabelle
Isadora
Isadora Duncan
Isadore
Isaiah
Isaias
Isak Dinesen
Isamine blue
Isamu Noguchi
Isan
Isatis tinctoria (current term)
Isauria
Iscariot
Iscariots
Ischigualastia
Isere
Isere River
Isernia
Iseult
Isfahan
Ish
Ishak
Ishani
Isherwood
Ishihara test

Literary usage of Isatis tinctoria

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1. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"'—Examiner. London: HARDWICKE & BOGUE, 192, Piccadilly, WJ OGDEN AND CO., PRINTERS, 172, ST. JOHN STREET, BC Isatis tinctoria ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1859)
"(Roxburgh, Transact, of the Society of Arts, vol. 28.) Isatis tinctoria and indigofera anil contain a hydrogen-compound of indigo-blue, namely, white indigo ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Plants of other families produce indigo, as Isatis tinctoria, a cruciferous plant ... Neither the indigo plant nor Isatis tinctoria contains the dyestuff ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Most Recent Discoveries and by Robert Kane, John William Draper (1842)
"Of these the great majority are natives of the tropics; but a few, as the isatis tinctoria, and the polygonum tinctorium, belong to temperate regions, ..."

5. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"The Isatis tinctoria yields true indigo, but it contains only about one-thirtieth of the quantity found in the Indi- ..."

6. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"'—Examiner. London: HARDWICKE & BOGUE, 192, Piccadilly, WJ OGDEN AND CO., PRINTERS, 172, ST. JOHN STREET, BC Isatis tinctoria ..."

7. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1859)
"(Roxburgh, Transact, of the Society of Arts, vol. 28.) Isatis tinctoria and indigofera anil contain a hydrogen-compound of indigo-blue, namely, white indigo ..."

8. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Plants of other families produce indigo, as Isatis tinctoria, a cruciferous plant ... Neither the indigo plant nor Isatis tinctoria contains the dyestuff ..."

9. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Most Recent Discoveries and by Robert Kane, John William Draper (1842)
"Of these the great majority are natives of the tropics; but a few, as the isatis tinctoria, and the polygonum tinctorium, belong to temperate regions, ..."

10. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"The Isatis tinctoria yields true indigo, but it contains only about one-thirtieth of the quantity found in the Indi- ..."

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