Definition of China jute

1. Noun. Tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of China Jute

Chimakum
Chimaphila
Chimaphila corymbosa
Chimaphila umbellata
Chimariko
Chimborazo
Chimera
Chimonanthus
Chimonanthus praecox
Chin
China
China's Sorrow
China aster
China fleece vine
China jute (current term)
China rose
China syndrome
China syndromes
China tree
Chinaman
Chinaman's chance
Chinaman on one's back
Chinamen
Chinamen's chances
Chinandega
Chinantec
Chinantecs
Chinatown
Chinatowner

Literary usage of China jute

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"China jute. China jute is a rather coarse grayish white, soft fiber imported in limited quantities from China. It is derived from the bast of the Ch'ing ma, ..."

2. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"China jute—Bast fiber of the Indian mallow. China Mull—Very soft, light, plain woven fabric, made of cotton and silk. China Ribbon—A now obsolete very ..."

3. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"Chin, celluloid for preventing double, 270,3. China, decorating, cellulose nitrate for, 2904. China grass, nitrating, 1875. China jute, 246. ..."

4. The Indiana Weed Book by Willis Stanley Blatchley (1912)
"In China the plant is cultivated for this fibre, which is exported under the name of China jute. The fibre from young plants takes dye readily and is ..."

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