A piece of knotted jute rope.
- An example of jute is a fiber used to make rope.
- An example of a jute is a person who lived in Jutland, England before invading South East England.
- a strong, glossy fiber used for making burlap, sacks, mats, rope, etc.
- either of two S Asian plants (Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius) of the linden family, which yield this fiber
Origin of juteHindi jhuto ; from Sanskrit j?ta, matted hair, jata, braid of hair, fibrous roots
Origin of Jute; from Middle English Jutes, plural ; from Medieval Latin Jutae or Old English Iotas ; from Old Norse I?tar
Origin of JuteFrom Middle English Jutes, the Jutes, from Medieval Latin Iutae, from Old English Iotas, Iutan; akin to Old English G&emacron;at, Geat.
- Jute, Jut′ish
- Either of two Asian plants (Corchorus capsularis or C. olitorius) yielding a fiber used for sacking and cordage.
- The fiber obtained from these plants.
Origin of juteBengali jhu&tlowdot;o, from Sanskrit j&umacron;&tlowdot;a&hlowdot;, twisted hair, probably of Dravidian origin.
- The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian plant, Corchorus olitorius, used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc.
- The plants from which this fibre is obtained.