Definitions for: Jute


[n] a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons
[n] a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks



Webster (1913) Definition: 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 C. capsularis; also, the plant itself. The
fiber is much used for making mats, gunny cloth, cordage,
hangings, paper, etc.

See Also: bagging, European, plant fiber, plant fibre, rope, sacking

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