jute

noun \ ˈjüt \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of jute

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of jute

Bengali jhuṭo

Other Seed Plant Terms


Jute

noun \ ˈjüt \

Definition of Jute

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

Jutish

play \ˈjü-tish\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of jute

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


JUTE Defined for English Language Learners

jute

noun

Definition of jute for English Language Learners

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


JUTE Defined for Kids

jute

noun \ ˈjüt \

Definition of jute for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

jute

noun \ ˈjüt \

medical Definition of jute

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


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