genus Isatis


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Noun1.genus Isatis - Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woadgenus Isatis - Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
woad - any of several herbs of the genus Isatis
dyer's woad, Isatis tinctoria - European biennial formerly grown for the blue coloring matter yielded by its leaves