jute


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 Corchorus capsularis; also, the plant
   itself. The fiber is much used for making mats, gunny cloth,
   cordage, hangings, paper, etc.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jutes \Jutes\ (j[=u]ts), prop. n. pl. sing. Jute. (Ethnol.)
   Jutlanders; one of the Low German tribes, a portion of which
   settled in Kent, England, in the 5th century.
   [1913 Webster]
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