/ (ˈtʌtsən) /
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a woodland shrub, Hypericum androsaemum, of Europe and W Asia, having yellow flowers and reddish-purple fruits: family HypericaceaeSee also Saint John's wort
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Word Origin for tutsan
C15: from Old French toute-saine (unattested), literally: all healthy
Words nearby tutsan
tutorage, tutoress, tutorial, tutorial system, tutoyer, tutsan, Tutsi, tutti, tutti-frutti, tutto, tut-tut
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How to use tutsan in a sentence
Tutsan, tut′san, n. a species of St John's wort, once regarded as a panacea—also called Park-leaves.
A closely related plant is Hypericum androsæmum, known as Tutsan, said to mean toute saine, as curing all hurts.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin
Fortunately the tutsan is not "retiring from business" in Nature's garden.The Call of the Wildflower|Henry S. Salt
Tutsan (Hypericum androsmum) was used to stop bleeding, because the juice of its ripe capsule is of a claret colour.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics|Richard Folkard