Tulsi

Ramo di basilico santo rosso fresco e fiore di basilico santo dal giardino in sacchetto di canapa su sfondo di legno.

Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum

Sinonimi:
Basilico Santo
Tulsi (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Hindi तुलसी (tulsī), from Sanskrit तुलसी (tulasī).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtʊlsiː/
  • (General American) enPR: to͝olʹsē, IPA(key): /ˈtʊlsi/
  • Hyphenation: tul‧si

Noun

tulsi (usually uncountable, plural tulsis)

  1. Holy basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum.
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