Definition of tussore in English:

tussore

Syllabification: tus·sore
Pronunciation: /ˈtəsôr
 
/
(also tussah /ˈtəsə, -sô/)

noun

(also tussore silk)
  • Coarse silk from the larvae of the tussore moth and related species.

Origin

late 16th century: from Hindi tasar, from Sanskrit tasara 'shuttle'.

More definitions of tussore

Definition of tussore in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw