Tusseh
Tussah Tus"sah Tusseh Tus"seh(t[u^]s"s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves of the oak and other plants. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • tusseh — noun oriental moth that produces brownish silk • Syn: ↑tussah, ↑tussur, ↑tussore, ↑tusser, ↑Antheraea mylitta • Hypernyms: ↑saturniid, ↑saturniid moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • tusseh silk — Tussah silk Tus sah silk [Probably fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] (a) A silk cloth made from the cocoons of a caterpillar other than the common silkworm, much used in Bengal and China. (b) The silk fiber itself. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antheraea mylitta — Tussah Tus sah Tusseh Tus seh(t[u^]s s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tussa — Tussah Tus sah Tusseh Tus seh(t[u^]s s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tussah — Tus sah Tusseh Tus seh(t[u^]s s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tussah silk — Tus sah silk [Probably fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] (a) A silk cloth made from the cocoons of a caterpillar other than the common silkworm, much used in Bengal and China. (b) The silk fiber itself. [Written also {tusseh silk} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tussar — Tussah Tus sah Tusseh Tus seh(t[u^]s s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tusser — Tussah Tus sah Tusseh Tus seh(t[u^]s s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tussur — Tussah Tus sah Tusseh Tus seh(t[u^]s s[.a]), n. [Also {tussa}, {tussar}, {tusser}, {tussur}, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn ({Anther[ae]a mylitta}), that feeds on the leaves… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Шёлк — Кокон крупно …   Википедия

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