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tussore

tusser (ˈtʌsə) or mainly US tussah (ˈtʌsə)

/ (tʊˈsɔː, ˈtʌsə) /
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noun
a strong coarse brownish Indian silk obtained from the cocoons of an Oriental saturniid silkworm, Antheraea paphia
a fabric woven from this silk
the silkworm producing this silk
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Word Origin for tussore

C17: from Hindi tasar shuttle, from Sanskrit tasara a wild silkworm
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