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isatis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Isatis 
  n  :  Old  World  genus  of  annual  to  perennial  herbs:  woad  [syn:  {Isatis}, 
  {genus  Isatis}] 




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