Jute definition

jo͝ot
The fiber obtained from these plants.
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A strong, glossy fiber used for making burlap, sacks, mats, rope, etc.
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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.
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Either of two S Asian plants (Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius) of the linden family, which yield this fiber.
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A member of an ancient Germanic people that lived in Jutland: Jutes invaded SE England in the 5th cent. a.d., settling in what became Kent.
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The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian plant, Corchorus olitorius, used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc.
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Either of two Asian plants (Corchorus capsularis or C. olitorius) yielding a fiber used for sacking and cordage.
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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.

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.

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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.
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The plants from which this fibre is obtained.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jute
Plural:
jutes

Origin of jute

  • From Middle English Jutes the Jutes from Medieval Latin Iutae from Old English Iotas, Iutan Old English Gēat Geat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Bengali jhuṭo from Sanskrit jūṭaḥ twisted hair probably of Dravidian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin plural Jutae, Juti (in Bede), corresponding to Old English Ēotas, Īotas. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *eutaz.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Bengali, from Sanskrit.

    From Wiktionary