Definitions for jutedʒut

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a strong, coarse fiber used for making burlap, gunny, cordage, etc., obtained from two East Indian plants, Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius, of the linden family.

    Category: Plants, Textiles

  2. either of these plants.

    Category: Plants

Origin of jute:

1740–50; < Bengali jhuṭo



  1. a member of a Germanic people that invaded Britain in the 5th century a.d., settling mainly in Kent.

    Category: Peoples


Princeton's WordNet

  1. jute(noun)

    a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

  2. Jute(noun)

    a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons


  1. jute(Noun)

    The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian plant, Corchorus olitorius, used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc.

  2. jute(Noun)

    The plants from which this fibre is obtained.

  3. Jute(Noun)

    A member of the Germanic tribe that existed in modern-day Denmark that invaded England about the same time as the Angles and the Saxons in the beginning of the Middle Ages, but were eventually either consumed culturally or driven out of the island.

  4. Origin: From plural Jutae, Juti (in Bede), corresponding to Old English Ēotas, Īotas. Ultimately from eutaz.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jute(noun)

    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


  1. Jute

    Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. It is produced from plants in the genus Corchorus, which was once classified with the family Tiliaceae, more recently with Malvaceae, and has now been reclassified as belonging to the family Sparrmanniaceae. "Jute" is name of the plant or fiber that is used to make burlap, Hessian or gunny cloth. Jute is one of the most affordable natural fibers and is second only to cotton in amount produced and variety of uses of vegetable fibers. Jute fibers are composed primarily of the plant materials cellulose and lignin. It falls into the bast fiber category along with kenaf, industrial hemp, flax, ramie, etc. The industrial term for jute fiber is raw jute. The fibers are off-white to brown, and 1–4 metres long.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of) the fibre of certain plants found in Pakistan and India, used for making sacks etc.

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