IsatisI"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.
|Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|