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jute


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jute  \Jute\  (j[=u]t),  n.  [Hind.  j[=u]t,  Skr.  j[=u][.t]a  matted 
  hair;  cf  ja[.t]a  matted  hair,  fibrous  roots.] 
  The  coarse,  strong  fiber  of  the  East  Indian  {Corchorus 
  olitorius},  and  {C.  capsularis};  also  the  plant  itself  The 
  fiber  is  much  used  for  making  mats,  gunny  cloth,  cordage, 
  hangings,  paper,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jutes  \Jutes\  (j[=u]ts),  n.  pl  sing.  {Jute}.  (Ethnol.) 
  Jutlanders;  one  of  the  Low  German  tribes,  a  portion  of  which 
  settled  in  Kent,  England,  in  the  5th  century. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jute 
  n  1:  a  plant  fiber  used  in  making  rope  or  sacks 
  2:  a  member  of  a  Germanic  people  who  conquered  England  and 
  merged  with  the  Angles  and  Saxons  to  become  Anglo-Saxons 
  [syn:  {Jute}] 




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