common St John's wort

Definitions of common St John's wort
  1. noun
    deciduous bushy Eurasian shrub with golden yellow flowers and reddish-purple fruits from which a soothing salve is made in Spain
    synonyms: Hypericum androsaemum, tutsan
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    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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