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Meaning of TUSSAH

Pronunciation:  'tusu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  oriental moth that produces brownish silk
 

TUSSAH is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: Antheraea mylitta, tusseh, tusser, tussore, tussur
 
 See Also: Antheraea, genus Antheraea, saturniid, saturniid moth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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