- A silk moth that is sometimes kept in India and China, with caterpillars ( tussore silkworms) that yield a strong but coarse brown silk.
More example sentences
- Antheraea mylitta, family Saturniidae
- Shantung silk was named after the centre of the Chinese tussore moth industry.
More definitions of tussore mothDefinition of tussore moth in:
- The US English dictionary