There are 2 definitions of jute in English:

jute1

Syllabification: jute
Pronunciation: /jo͞ot
 
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noun

1Rough fiber made from the stems of a tropical Old World plant, used for making twine and rope or woven into sacking or matting.
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  • There were different weaves in jute and blends of jute with cotton and silk.
  • I go back and find some odd things like rope and natural jute twine packaged for the crafts market.
  • Then, like magpies, they hurry back to their workshop loaded with wisps of lace and coils of steel mesh, strands of silk and ropes of jute.
2The herbaceous plant that is cultivated for jute fiber, with edible young shoots.
  • Genus Corchorus, family Tiliaceae: several species, in particular C. capsularis of China and C. olitorius of India
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  • This is more so in the case of small & medium Farmers who are involved in conventional cultivation of common products like rice, wheat, coconut, jute or sugar cane.
  • Natural products from jute and banana fibre are being promoted with much hype, especially in urban setups where there is a demand for anything biodegradable.
  • Some paper, however, is made from such plants as cotton, rice, wheat, cornstalks, hemp, and jute; very high quality ‘rag’ paper is still derived from cotton rags.
2.1Used in names of other plants that yield fiber, e.g., Chinese jute.
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  • For the Sahara Cup, it was the Chinese jute cap, T-shirt, chinos, towel set and socks; for the McDowells event, it will be a leather pouch for golf balls and a leather wallet.
  • Gunny bags account for about 90 percent of the total production of Chinese juteand kenaf textile mills.
  • The Chinese jute growing and manufacturing industry reached its zenith in 1985.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Bengali jhūṭo, from Prakrit juṣṭi.

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There are 2 definitions of jute in English:

Jute2

Syllabification: Jute
Pronunciation: /jo͞ot
 
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noun

A member of a Germanic people that may have come from Jutland and, according to the Venerable Bede, joined the Angles and Saxons in invading Britain in the 5th century, settling in a region including Kent and the Isle of Wight.
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  • Britain is a mongrel country of Britons, Celts, Scots, Picts, Romans, Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Vikings, Normans, Jews, Huguenots, members of the Empire and Commonwealth, and many more groups.
  • I would suggest that concentration on teaching the Romans, Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Normans in Britain is more likely to achieve her objective.
  • Across the North Sea, new Germanic tribes were settling: Angles, Jutes, Saxons.

Origin

Old English Eotas, Iotas, influenced later in spelling by medieval Latin Jutae, Juti.

Derivatives

Jutish

adjective
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  • He probably travelled overland along the Aude - Carcassonne Gap - Garonne - Gironde route to the Atlantic, and then sailed on local shipping to explore the sources of British tin and Jutish amber.
  • The Jutish territories around the present city of Southampton were seized by Cædwalla, king of Wessex, c. 686, presumably to acquire excellent harbours and access to the sea.
  • Their high king, Vortigern, finding himself beset on all sides by barbarian invaders, hired Anglo-Saxon and Jutish mercenaries from Denmark and north Germany.

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Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsiːtəʊs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly