Definition of Isatis

1. Noun. Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad.




Definition of Isatis

1. n. A genus of herbs, some species of which, especially the Isatis tinctoria, yield a blue dye similar to indigo; woad.

Medical Definition of Isatis

1. A genus of herbs, some species of which, especially the Isatis tinctoria, yield a blue dye similar to indigo; woad. Origin: L, a kind of plant, Gr. Woad. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isatis

isagon
isallobar
isallobaric
isallobars
isamiashi
isapostolic
isarithm
isarithms
isatide
isatides
isatin
isatine
isatines
isatinic
isatins
isatis (current term)
isatogen
isatogens
isatropic
isatropic acid
isauxesis
isavuconazole
isba
isbas
ischaemia
ischaemias
ischaemic
ischaemic bowel disease
ischaemic stroke
ischemia

Literary usage of Isatis

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1. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"The isatis is very common in all the northern countries bordering upon the Icy Sea, and is seldom found except in the coldest countries. ..."

2. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"The isatis is very common in all the northern countries bordering upon the Icy Sea, and is seldom found except in the coldest countries. ..."

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