Definition of tussore in English:

tussore

Line breaks: tus|sore
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌsɔː
 
, 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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