tossa jute

noun tos·sa jute \ˈtäsə-\
variants: less commonly

tossa

Definition of tossa jute

plural

-s

  1. :  an annual erect branching herb (Corchorus olitorius) cultivated in Africa and tropical Asia for its mucilaginous leaves which are eaten raw or cooked and for its grayish or brown jute fiber; also :  the fiber of the tossa jute

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Origin and Etymology of tossa jute

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