Definition of Tusseh

1. Noun. Oriental moth that produces brownish silk.

Exact synonyms: Antheraea Mylitta, Tussah, Tusser, Tussore, Tussur
Generic synonyms: Saturniid, Saturniid Moth
Group relationships: Antheraea, Genus Antheraea



Definition of Tusseh

1. tussah [n -S] - See also: tussah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tusseh

tuskier
tuskiest
tusking
tuskings
tuskless
tusklike
tusks
tuskwise
tusky
tussah
tussahs
tussal
tussar
tussars
tusseh (current term)
tussehs
tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis
tussises
tussive
tussive fremitus
tussive syncope
tussle

Literary usage of Tusseh

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1. Transactions of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London, Linnean Society of London Library (1804)
"Account of the tusseh and ... where the silk (which the same people call tusseh) is manufactured. A native of Bengal, Bahar, Assam, &c. ..."

2. The Natural History of Insects by James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood (1835)
"tusseh Silkworm, its Metamorphoses, its Flight, Manner of winding the Silk ... The first is termed the tusseh silkworm, ..."

3. The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances by Clinton G. Gilroy (1845)
"... of the tusseh silk-worm.) THE next Authors, who make mention of silk, are the Latin poets of the Augustan age, Tibullus and Propertius, Virgil. ..."

4. The animal creation: A Popular Introduction to Zoology by Thomas Rymer Jones (1865)
"The thread of the tusseh silk-worm is likewise valuable. The smaller moths are extremely numerous; nearly two thousand species of them are enumerated as ..."

5. Nature and Art by Day & Son (1866)
"... or society of persons have performed remarkable services in thus contributing to the welfare of their fellow-men. THE tusseh SILKWORM OF INDIA ..."

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