tussah


tus·sah

noun \ˈtə-sə, -ˌs\

Definition of TUSSAH

:  silk or silk fabric from the brownish fiber produced by larvae of some saturniid moths (as Antheraea paphia)

Variants of TUSSAH

tus·sah or tus·sore \-ˌsōr, -ˌsr\

Origin of TUSSAH

Hindi & Urdu tasar
First Known Use: 1590

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