Definition of tulsi in English:


Syllabification: tul·si
Pronunciation: /ˈto͝olsē


  • another term for holy basil.
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    • She had few rules for us but one was to stay away from the tulsi, which we could never seem to do.
    • I follow her down the staircase into the garden for the tulsi, incessantly ringing the bell in my hand.
    • Since Hindus believe that death cannot harm the immortal soul, a dying person is administered a tulsi leaf and water.


from Hindi tūlsī.

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