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.
The definition of jute is a strong fiber made from a plant, or a Germanic person who lived in Kent England in the 5th century.
- 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 jūta, matted hair, jata, braid of hair, fibrous roots
a member of an ancient Germanic people that lived in Jutland: Jutes invaded SE England in the 5th cent. , settling in what became Kent
Origin of Jute; from Middle English Jutes, plural ; from Medieval Latin Jutae or Old English Iotas ; from Old Norse Iōtar
- 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 jū&tlowdot;a&hlowdot;, twisted hair, probably of Dravidian origin.
A member of a Germanic people who invaded Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries AD and settled in the south and southeast and on the Isle of Wight.
Origin of JuteFrom Middle English Jutes, the Jutes, from Medieval Latin Iutae, from Old English Iotas, Iutan; akin to Old English Gēat, Geat.
- Jute, Jut′ish
- 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.