Definition of jute :
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.
fiber (part of speech: noun)
shrub (part of speech: noun)
shrub, gorse, blueberry, poison sumac, milkwort, mistletoe, juniper, chokeberry, currant, spiraea, locust, rose of sharon, guava, cotton, rosemary, tamarisk, cranberry, sumac, zenobia, privet, heather, pomegranate, blackthorn, sisal, forsythia, elder, gardenia, sagebrush, lilac, blackberry, magnolia, pussy willow, rhododendron, oleander, myrtle, hibiscus, huckleberry, holly, alder, gooseberry, azalea, fuchsia, mesquite, syringa, bayberry, furze
- With regard to linen, it is unnecessary to follow in detail what Mr. Williams says, for he himself admits that the decline which has taken place since the Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ sixties is largely due to a change in fashion, jute and cotton goods taking the place of linen. - "Are we Ruined by the Germans?", Harold Cox.
- Nudelsuppe of strong chicken stock and home- made Nudeln used to be what the Berliner called his roast goose-" eine jute Jabe Jottes," but the degenerate Germans of to- day buy tasteless manufactured Nudeln instead of rolling out their own. - "Home Life in Germany", Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick.
- On the hearth was an old rug made of jute that had once been printed in bright colours which had faded away till the whole surface had become almost uniformly drab, showing scarcely any trace of the original pattern. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.