jute

1. The fibre obtained from the bark of the plants Corchorus capsularis and C. olitorius (family Tiliaceae), imported chiefly from Bengal, and used in the manufacture of gunny, canvas, bagging, cordage, etc.b. The plant which furnishes this fibre, or any plant of the genus Corchorus.bastard jute, a name of Hibiscus cannabinus, the fibre of which … Continue reading jute