Meaning of JUTE in English


n. 1 a rough fibre made from the bark of E. Indian plants of the genus Corchorus, used for making twine and rope, and woven into sacking, mats, etc. 2 either of two plants Corchorus capsularis or c. olitorius yielding this fibre.

[ Bengali jhoto f. Skr. juta = jata braid of hair ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.