tutsan


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tutsan

(ˈtʌtsən)
n
(Plants) a woodland shrub, Hypericum androsaemum, of Europe and W Asia, having yellow flowers and reddish-purple fruits: family Hypericaceae. See also Saint John's wort
[C15: from Old French toute-saine (unattested), literally: all healthy]
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Noun1.tutsan - deciduous bushy Eurasian shrub with golden yellow flowers and reddish-purple fruits from which a soothing salve is made in Spaintutsan - deciduous bushy Eurasian shrub with golden yellow flowers and reddish-purple fruits from which a soothing salve is made in Spain
St John's wort - any of numerous plants of the genus Hypericum having yellow flowers and transparently dotted leaves; traditionally gathered on St John's eve to ward off evil
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Llwyni yn yr ardd fel rheol ydi dail y Beibl hefo blodau melyn reit fawr arnyn nhw ac maen nhw hefyd yn cael eu galw'n Tutsan.
In Britain alone there are several wild types, including the shrub tutsan, often grown in gardens for its flowers and dark red berries, half a dozen perennials, a less common trailing kind and one that thrives with its roots under water.
Alternate-leaved golden saxifrage and tutsan can be found in some wetter areas.