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jute

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noun \ˈjüt\

Simple Definition of jute

  • : a natural fiber that is used for making rope and cloth

Full Definition of jute

  1. :  the glossy fiber of either of two Asian plants (Corchorus olitorius and C. capsularis) of the linden family used chiefly for sacking, burlap, and twine; also :  a plant producing jute

Origin of jute

Bengali jhuṭo


First Known Use: 1746

Other Seed Plant Terms


Jute

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noun \ˈjüt\

Definition of Jute

  1. :  a member of a Germanic people invading England from the Continent and settling in Kent in the fifth century

Jut·ish play \ˈjü-tish\ adjective


Origin of jute

Middle English, from Medieval Latin Jutae Jutes, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English Eotenas Jutes


First Known Use: 14th century


JUTE Defined for Kids

jute

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noun \ˈjüt\

Definition of jute

  1. :  a strong glossy fiber from a tropical plant used chiefly for making sacks and twine




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jute

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noun \ˈjüt\

Medical Definition of jute

  1. :  the glossy fiber of either of two East Indian plants (Corchorus olitorius and C. capsularis) of the linden family (Tiliaceae) formerly used in absorbent dressings




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