Definition of Tussore

1. Noun. Oriental moth that produces brownish silk.

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



Definition of Tussore

1. Noun. The silk woven from the cocoons of wild silkworms feeding on mountain shrubs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tussore

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussore

tussive syncope
tussle
tussled
tussles
tussling
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker
tussockers
tussocks
tussocky
tussor
tussore (current term)
tussores
tussors
tussuck
tussucks
tussur
tussurs
tut
tut-mouthed
tut-tut
tut-work
tut-workman
tut tut
tutamen
tutania

Literary usage of Tussore

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1. Silk by Eliza Bailey Thompson (1922)
"... or tussore Tussah silk is a tan or light brown (natural) colored silk made from the cocoons of the wild silkworms. Velour This is a velvety material ..."

2. The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1917)
"The Canton and Bengal silks are most like the Italian ; Indian tussore silk ... African tussore silk is like other tussore silks and the silk of Bombyx mori ..."

3. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"1 gard to the tussore silk, he could hardly am question, ... tussore silk trade was an important one, ax means should be taken to develope it ; but it ..."

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