tussah

noun tus·sah \ ˈtə-sə , -ˌsȯ \
variants: or tussore play \ˈtə-ˌsȯr\

Definition of tussah

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

Origin and Etymology of tussah

Hindi & Urdu tasar


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