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woad
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 2
1. An herbaceous cruciferous plant ( Isatis tinctoria). It was formerly cultivated for the blue coloring matter derived from its leaves.
2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with indigo as a ferment in dyeing.
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