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.

Etymology: Bengali jhoto f. Skr. juta jata braid of hair

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.