Definition of tussore in English:

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tussore

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌsɔː/
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌsə/
(also tussah)

noun

(also tussore silk) [mass noun] Coarse silk from the larvae of the tussore moth and related species: [as modifier]: a tussore dress

Origin

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

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