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tussore

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

Definition of tussore in English:

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'.

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