WOAD MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Woad Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An herbaceous cruciferous plant (Isatis tinctoria). It was formerly cultivated for the blue coloring matter derived from its leaves.
  2. (n.) 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 It is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with indigo as a ferment in dyeing.


• Woad-waxen Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A leguminous plant (Genista tinctoria) of Europe and Russian Asia, and adventitious in America; -- called also greenwood, greenweed, dyers greenweed, and whin, wood-wash, wood-wax, and wood-waxen.


• Woaded Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Colored or stained with woad.


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